Spring 2017 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 14-May 17
Th        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Wenzel             Rancho RCC1 212          16437 
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TBA       TBA             LEC M.Wenzel             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16437 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          16439 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Keller             El Dorado EDC A105       16440 Textbook


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 to wastewater operations and maintenance. Topics covered include responsibilities of the plant operator, collection of wastewater and infrastructure, 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 14-May 17
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Herrmann           El Dorado EDC A101       19562 
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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 the history of water treatment, responsibilities of the plant operator, the reasons for treating water, source water management, water treatment facilities, treatment process and technologies, disinfection and plant maintenance. This course provides the background of the importance of treating water, its functionality, past and present technology and the future of drinking water treatment and supply. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Herrmann           El Dorado EDC A213       19563 
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ENVT 359    Water Treatment Operation and Maintenance II    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an understanding of drinking water quality and source supply management. Topics covered include drinking water regulations, laboratory procedures, water quality monitoring, common contaminants found in surface and groundwater, physical and aggregate properties of water, customer inquiries and complaint investigations, water supply hydrology, water conservation, alternative sources, and source protection. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A101       19564 
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ENVT 498    Work Experience in Environmental Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
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 interests.
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 the field of Environmental Technology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16221 
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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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16222 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              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16223 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 S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16224 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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017