Spring 2016 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; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include scientific methods, data interpretation, ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use (including historical and cultural values) and management, and human-caused environmental impacts (e.g. pollution). This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation, ecological sustainability, and endangered species recovery. ENVT 304 is a general education course that is especially useful for Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Recreation, Education, and Political Science majors. This course is the same as BIOL 350. You cannot enroll in this course if you have passed BIOL 350. Field trips, attendance at public meetings, and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
Th        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Wenzel             Rancho RCC1 211          19447 
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TBA       TBA             LEC M.Wenzel             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19447 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Hamilton           Rancho RCC1 210          19450 Textbook
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC W.Hamilton           El Dorado EDC A105       19451 Textbook


ENVT 353    Science for Water and Wastewater Operators    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will cover three topic areas, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics as they apply to operation, maintenance, and management of water and wastewater facilities. The course is intended to provide the student with a fundamental understanding of the sciences underlying studies of water and wastewater conveyance and treatment. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A214       19578 
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F         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A214         


ENVT 357    Wastewater Operations and Maintenance II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENVT 356 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an advanced level of understanding of wastewater operations and maintenance. Topics covered include activated sludge, sludge digestion and solids handling, effluent disposal, plant safety and good housekeeping, maintenance, basic laboratory procedures, application of computers for plant operations and maintenance, analysis and presentation of data, records and report writing. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Herrmann           El Dorado EDC A213       19580 
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ENVT 361    Wastewater Collection Systems Operation and Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a basic level of understanding of proper installation, inspections, operations, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems. Topics covered include the wastewater collection operator, wastewater collection systems, safe procedures, inspecting and testing collections systems, pipeline cleaning and maintenance methods, and underground repairs. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Neri               El Dorado EDC A205       20406 
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ENVT 498    Work Experience in Environmental Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to career goals.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a 16 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16181 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16182 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16183 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16184 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 16, 2016