EVT

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EVT 105 Environmental Sampling
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on sampling requirements and techniques. Topics include: sampling groundwater, surface water, drums, sediments, soil, and air; site assessment; and field testing. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips. Students who complete the course successfully earn a USEPA certificate.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 and AFM 092 or appropriate placement test scores
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EVT 115 OSHA 40-Hour Course
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on the OSHA-specific requirements under 29 CFR 1910.120 for 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Site Training. Topics include: avoiding injury on a hazardous waste site, and basic concepts for health and safety programs. Students who complete the course successfully earn a certificate.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 and AFM 092 or appropriate placement test scores
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Instructor Consent Required

EVT 125 Restoration Ecology: Sustainable Sites
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on environmental design principles and sustainable development. Topics include: federal, state, and local issues and standards; and managing introduced, exotic, and invasive species. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 or EVS 130
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EVT 135 Restoration Ecology: Rain Gardens
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on rain garden design and construction techniques that harvest rain water from local watersheds. Topics include: baseline analysis, site preparation, plant selection, and study of components in various ecoregions. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 or EVS 130
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EVT 140 Environmental Regulations and Permits
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on federal, state, and local environmental laws with emphasis on related computer concepts and applications. Topics include: TSCA, FIFRA, OSHA, CAA, CWA, SDWA, CERCLA, and RCRA.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 and (ENG 101 or ENQ REQC)
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EVT 145 Restoration Ecology: Native Vegetation
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on native trees, shrubs, and vines that have commercial value for sustainable use. Topics include: proven landscape species, their uses in the tri-state area, and invasive species of various ecoregions. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 or EVS 130
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EVT 150 Environmental Chemistry
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on organic chemistry and chemical principles of environmental systems. Topics include: nomenclature, geochemistry, atmospheric chemistry, organic and inorganic air pollutants, toxicological chemistry, resources, energy, and analysis of environmental samples using chemical instrumentation.
Prerequisites: CHE 110 or CHE 121
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EVT 155 Site Mapping and GIS
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on mapping techniques for the environmental field. Topics include: map concepts, coordinate systems, elevation contours, and terrain modeling. Course activities include manual drafting, basic principles of surveying, and an introduction to CAD and GIS software.
Prerequisites: MAT 125 or MAT 151 or appropriate placement test scores
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EVT 158 Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on techniques for recognizing, evaluating, and controlling health and safety hazards in the workplace. Topics include: radiation safety, noise, solvents, biological hazards, and video display terminal (VDT) hazards.
Prerequisites: EVS 110
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EVT 160 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on concepts and techniques for solid and hazardous waste disposal facilities. Topics include: waste minimization, composting, recycling, and landfilling; principles and practices for storage, transport, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes; regulations and permits; and emerging technologies. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 , and CHE 110 or CHE 121
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EVT 165 Calculations for Water Operators
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on mathematical applications for water treatment plant processes including water sources and storage, coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination, fluoridation, and softening. Topics include applied volume, flow, and velocity; chemical dosage; loading rates; detention and retention; and pumping.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 and MAT 125 or MAT 151 or appropriate placement test scores
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EVT 166 Calculations for Wastewater Operators
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on calculations for wastewater treatment applications. Topics include: volumes, flow, and velocity; conversions; pumping and loading rates; F/M ratio; sludge age; MCRT; and efficiency.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 and MAT 125 or MAT 151 or appropriate placement test scores
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EVT 168 Radiation Safety
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on radiation safety and protection. Topics include: the interaction of radiation with matter, biological effects, types of radioactivity, dosimetry, shielding calculations, and radiation measurements.
Prerequisites: EVS 110
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EVT 170 Water and Wastewater Treatment and Analysis
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on scientific and engineering principles for water quality control. Topics include: environmental microbiology; bioremediation; microbes as indicators of pollution; and physical, chemical, and biological analysis. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 , and CHE 110 or CHE 121
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EVT 171 Environmental Mountain Ecology 1
2 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on principles of ecology and pollutant dispersion as they pertain to mountain ecosystems, and the environmental impact of human activities on mountain ecosystems.
Prerequisites: EVT 105 and EVS 120
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EVT 172 Environmental Mountain Ecology 2
3 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

A continuation of EVT 171 . Students participate in field experience that includes a trip to the mountainous regions of the western United States. Students pay for travel-related expenses.
Prerequisites: EVT 171
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EVT 175 Watershed Management
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on developing watershed action plans. Topics include: water quality monitoring, stream bank stabilization, flood management strategies, habitat restoration, and control of combined and sanitary sewer overflow. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 105 , and CHE 110 or CHE 121
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EVT 180 Environmental Statistics
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on statistical methods used in environmental pollution monitoring. Topics include: computer concepts and applications emphasizing environmental data.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 and MAT 125 or MAT 151 or appropriate placement test scores
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EVT 185 Supervisory Management in Environmental Fields
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on concepts and practices of management as they apply to the environmental field. Topics include: problem solving, communication skills, delegation and motivation, unions, and manager-employee relationships.
Prerequisites: EVS 110 and ( ENG 101 or ENG REQC)
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EVT 187 Materials Transportation Safety and Security
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on safety and security during the transport of hazardous substances. Topics include: Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Transportation Security Administration, aviation security, and shipping protocols. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 105
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EVT 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Environmental Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: None
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EVT 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Environmental Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 191
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EVT 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Environmental Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 192
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EVT 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Environmental Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 193
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EVT 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Environmental Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 194
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EVT 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Environmental Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 195
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EVT 198 First Year Special Topics in Environmental Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Environmental Engineering Technology, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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EVT 199 First Year Independent Project in Environmental Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Environmental Engineering Technology that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Environmental Engineering Technology faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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EVT 210 Industrial Waste Treatment
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on the responsibilities of the industrial wastewater treatment plant operator. Topics include: the activated sludge process, physical-chemical treatment, instrumentation, industrial waste monitoring, waste treatment processes, and maintenance.
Prerequisites: EVT 170
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EVT 215 Utilities Safety and Security
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on the safety and security of the utility systems in the United States in the event of natural disasters or terrorist or wartime attack. Topics include: protection of drinking water systems, wastewater treatment systems, and energy supplies.
Prerequisites: EVT 170
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EVT 220 Air Pollution Control
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on monitoring permitting and control of air releases. Topics include: air quality management, health and environmental effects, indoor air pollution, pollen and mold counts, control and sampling equipment, stack testing, and data analysis. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 150
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EVT 225 Environmental Mapping
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on mapping and resource inventory for the environmental field. Topics include: map projections, world coordinates, watershed delineation, GIS data analysis and queries, and remote sensing. Students use conventional surveying and GPS equipment for data collection, and computer mapping CAD and GIS software for data analysis.
Prerequisites: EVT 155
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EVT 230 Treatment Technologies
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on principles and applications of mainstream treatment technologies used to prevent, monitor, and control pollution from industries and government facilities. Topics include: physical, chemical, thermal, and biological treatment methods. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 170
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EVT 235 Stormwater Management
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on the infrastructure of stormwater control. Topics include: surface water hydrology, historical development of drainage control, FEMA and local flood design criteria and control methods, storm sewers, open channel, culvert conveyance, detention systems and calculations, and post-construction BMPs.
Prerequisites: EVT 225 and EVT 240
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EVT 237 Environmental Impact of Weapons of Mass Destruction
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on understanding weapons of mass destruction and recovery following an attack. Topics include: chemical and biological warfare agents; radiation dispersal devices; and detection, decontamination, and disposal of these agents. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 105 and EVT 170
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EVT 240 Fluid Mechanics
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on engineering properties of fluids including kinematics and dynamics, fluid flow, buoyancy, and stability. Topics include: Bernoulli's equation and the energy equation; Reynold's number; energy losses; and series, parallel, and open channel flow.
Prerequisites: MAT 126 or MAT 152 or appropriate placement test score
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EVT 245 Operation of Water Treatment Plants
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on efficient operation of water treatment plants that helps students prepare for certification exams. Topics include: proper installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, repair, and management of water treatment plants; corrosion control; control of trihalomethanes; and water sample analysis.
Prerequisites: EVT 165
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EVT 246 Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on efficient operation of wastewater treatment plants that helps students prepare for certification exams. Topics include: start-up, daily operations, interpretation of lab results, and possible approaches to solving operational problems.
Prerequisites: EVT 166
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EVT 247 Advanced Sampling and Analysis
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on sampling equipment and methods used to evaluate hazards after natural disasters. Topics include: equipment and instruments used to detect biological and chemical warfare agents. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 105 and EVT 170
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EVT 250 Water Collection and Distribution Systems
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on operating and controlling water delivery and wastewater collection systems. Topics include: gravity and pumped lines; storage and holding tanks; pumps; system monitoring, repair, and rehabilitation; water system depressurization; backflow prevention; metering; sewer overflows; and gaseous buildup.
Prerequisites: EVT 240
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EVT 255 Stormwater Control Technologies
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on best practices in stormwater management including design, installation, construction, and maintenance. Topics include: porous pavements, subsurface infiltration, bioretention basins, wetlands, soil bioengineering, and cost effectiveness of methods. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 225
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EVT 257 Environmental Risk Assessment
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course that utilizes risk assessment methods to evaluate and manage danger in the event of chemical, biological, or radiological exposure. Topics include: operational risk management approaches, and understanding toxicological values. Students provide transportation to off-campus field trips.
Prerequisites: EVT 160 and EVT 220
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EVT 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Environmental Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: None
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EVT 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Environmental Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 291
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EVT 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Environmental Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 292
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EVT 294 Internship 1: Environmental Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: CIT 190
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EVT 295 Internship 2: Environmental Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: EVT 294
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EVT 298 Second Year Special Topics in Environmental Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Environmental Engineering Technology, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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EVT 299 Second Year Independent Project in Environmental Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Environmental Engineering Technology that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Environmental Engineering Technology faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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