A.A.S. Program Course List

Environmental Technology

Environmental Technology Water Quality

A.A.S. Degree (O)

This environmental program was specifically designed to prepare students for a career as a highly skilled professional in the water or wastewater field. The curriculum was prepared with direct input from state and federal environmental and regulatory agencies to ensure that the program's content matched current practices for treatment system design, operation, and management. The curriculum provides a combination of science and applied technology specific to the field of water and wastewater treatment. Graduates may find employment as plant operators, technicians, technical sales representatives, or engineering technicians in design firms or related manufacturing industries. Private industry, state, and local governments are sources of employment.

CORE COURSES

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 181 Algebra and Trigonometry I 4
Select 2 course(s) from:
COM 111 Human Communications 3
POL 111 Political Science 3
SOC 111 Sociology 3
ECO 111 Macroeconomics 3
or
ECO 122 Microeconomics 3
HIS 111 U. S. History: Pre-Civil War 3
or
HIS 112 U. S. History: Post-Civil War 3
PSY 100 Human Relations 3
or
PSY 121 General Psychology 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES

Courses Credits
CET 240 Hydraulics and Hydrology 4
ENV 190 Intro to Envtl Science & Tech 3
ENV 256 Process Control 3
ENV 264 Wtr Srcs, Trnsmssn & Dstrbtn 3
ENV 267 Water Treatment 4
ENV 292 Wastewater Sys & Solid Hndling 4
ENV 293 Mgmt of Wastewater/Water Fac 4
ENV 298 Instrumentation & Pumping 3
EDT 128 Machine Trades Blueprnt Rding 3
or
AET 111 Constr Blueprint Reading 4

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
ELC 122 Electronic Devices/Circuits I 3
BIO 140 General Biology 4
or
BIO 150 Biology I 4
CHM 100 Basic Chemistry 3
or
CHM 110 General Chemistry 4
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
or
IET 150 Computer Applications 3
MAT 182 Algebra and Trigonometry II 4
or
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4