09109/Environmental Engineering Technology (ENVT)


Lower Division Courses

1051. Introduction to the Environment (3 s.h.) F S SS. Core: SB. $.

(Formerly: ENVT C010.)

Prerequisite: Any Science A-level course.

Basic environmental issues, systems and change; biogeochemical cycles; human population; ecosystems and their management and restoration; biological diversity, productivity and energy flow; biogeography; environmental health, pollution and toxicology; energy; and global warming. Hands on laboratory exercises are an integral part of the course. The lab exercises are conducted within the class schedule at each campus.

1117. Sanitary Chemistry and Microbiology (3 s.h.) S. $.

(Formerly: ENVT 0117.)

Prerequisite: Chemistry 1031 (C071) and 1033 (C073).

Wet chemical analysis of environmental importance, sampling, data handling, standard tests, microbiology.

Upper Division Courses

2124. Environmental Instrumentation (3 s.h.) F. $.

(Formerly: ENVT 0124.)

Prerequisite: ENVT 1117 (0117).

Optical, electrochemical, and instrumental methods of analysis, environmental applications.

2133. Environmental Field Operations (4 s.h.) F. $.

(Formerly: ENVT 0133.)

Prerequisite: ENVT 2124 (0124); junior or senior standing.

Field aspects of environmental engineering, air and water sampling, stack sampling, bioassay, and environmental aspects of planning.

4711. Air Pollution Control Systems (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ENVT 0310.)

Prerequisite: ET 2521 (0222) and Physics 1062 (C088); junior or senior standing.

Principles of design and operation of the major categories of air pollution control equipment. Theory and principles are presented to reinforce extensive application and design components.

4721. Water and Wastewater (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ENVT 0318.)

Prerequisite: ET 2521 (0222); junior or senior standing.

Water treatment theory and design including sedimentation, coagulation, softening, iron removal, and chlorination, wastewater treatment theory and design, including grit chambers, activated sludge, trickling filter, and anaerobic digester.

4731. Hazardous Waste Management (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ENVT 0313.)

Prerequisite: ENVT 1117 (0117); junior or senior standing.

Collection and disposal: incineration, landfill, composting, recycling, special wastes, permitting.

4741. Environmental Modeling (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ENVT 0320.)

Prerequisite: Math 1042 (0086), Physics 1062 (C088), and ET 2521 (0222).

Theory and modeling of pollutant transport and diffusion with particular emphasis on air. Applicable principles of boundary layer meteorology, plume rise, air pollution climatology, data selection, and modeling for design. Survey of available models. Demonstrations and student projects with computer applications.

4761. Environmental Regulations (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: ENVT 0316.)

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Environmental regulations at the federal, state, and local levels. Emphasis on procedures for compliance with surveillance and permit requirements.

4796. Pollution Control Processes (3 s.h.) S. Core: WI. $.

(Formerly: ENVT W331.)

Prerequisite: ENVT 1117 (0117), 2124 (0124), 2133 (0133).

This is a capstone course for environmental engineering technology. Major environmental problems are provided and students will write a paper on each, prepare a plan to solve the problem, and present their findings to the class.

4982. Independent Study in Environmental Engineering Technology (2 to 4 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ENVT 0390.)

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson.

Student may complete a regular course during a semester in which the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to supervise the student.

4983. Directed Study in Environmental Engineering Technology (1 to 4 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ENVT 0391.)

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson.

An opportunity to study specialized topics not covered in currently available courses and providing significant progress towards the technical/professional objectives of the program. An instructor is assigned to define the scope and direct, supervise, and evaluate student progress.

4991. Independent Research in Environmental Engineering Technology (2 to 4 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: ENVT 0398.)

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson.

A project conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.

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