Spring 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ENVT 304    Environmental Biology    3 Units

Same As: BIOL 350
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use and management, pollution and other human-caused environmental impacts. This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation and endangered species recovery. ENVT 304 is especially useful for Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Recreation, Education and Political Science majors. Field trips, attendance at public meetings and/or a semester project may be required. This course is the same as BIOL 350, and only one may be taken for credit. See "Cross-Listed Courses" in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Denega             El Dorado EDC C101       21914 
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ENVT 354    Waste Water Management: Basic Instrumentation and Electrical Controls    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to power and control circuits and devices used with water and wastewater distribution and treatment systems. Units of instruction include a study of electron theory, magnetism, induction, alternating current, direct current, resistance and capacitance. Practice using electrical meters and test instruments in laboratory classes along with related safety practices will also be covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Hilton             El Dorado EDC A214       30368 
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F         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB B.Hilton             El Dorado EDC A109         


ENVT 356    Wastewater Operations and Maintenance I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction of wastewater operations and maintenance. Topics covered include responsibilities of the plant operator, water treatment and wastes, wastewater treatment facilities, preliminary treatment operations and maintenance including racks, screen, grit removal, sedimentation and flotation, trickling filters, rotating biological contractors, activated sludge, waste treatment ponds, disinfection and chlorination. This course provides the student with an entry level background into the field of operations and maintenance of wastewater. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC V.Caulfield          El Dorado EDC A214       30595 
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ENVT 358    Water Treatment Operation and Maintenance I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351 and 355
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an entry level understanding of drinking water treatment. Topics covered include history of water treatment, responsibilities of the plant operator, reasons for treating water, source water management, water treatment facilities, treatment process and technologies, disinfection and plant maintenance. This course provides the background into the importance of treating water, its functionality, past and present technology and the future of drinking water. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Strahan            El Dorado EDC A205       30596 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011