Environmental Science (ENV) at Wytheville Community College


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ENV 40 - Basic Wastewater Licensure Review
Review materials which are normally associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Class IV or Class III level certification examinations. Utilizes lecture, audiovisual, and workshop sessions to review required materials and to prepare the trainee to complete the wastewater operator examinations.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 1-2 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
1-2 credits
ENV 47 - Basic Water Licensure Review
Reviews materials which are normally associated with the Water Treatment Plant Operator's Class IV or Class III level certification examinations. Utilizes lecture, audiovisual, and workshop sessions to review required materials and to prepare the trainee to complete the water operator examinations. Prerequisite divisional approval.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
ENV 100 - Basic Environmental Science
Presents and discusses basic scientific, health-related, ethical, economic, social and political aspects of environmental activities, policies/decisions. Emphasizes the multidisciplinary nature of environmental problems and their potential solutions.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENV 108 - Environmental Microbiology
Studies characteristics and activities of micro-organisms, showing their essential relation to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Explores fundamentals of bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology, emphasizing their relationships to community health. Includes soil, water, wastewater, and industrial microbiology.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
ENV 146 - Advanced Wastewater Licensure Review
Reviews the materials associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Class II or Class I level certification examinations. Consists of lecture, audiovisual, and workshop sessions to review the required material and to prepare the trainee to complete the wastewater operator's examination.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 1-2 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
1-2 credits
ENV 147 - Advanced Water Licensure Review
Reviews additional the materials associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Class II or Class I level certification examinations. Consists of lecture, audiovisual, and workshop sessions to review the required material and to prepare the trainee to complete the water operator's examination. Prerequisite divisional approval.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
ENV 148 - Math for Water and Wastewater Operations
Introduces students to basic math calculations relating to water and wastewater concepts and operations. Prepares students for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators certification exam.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ENV 220 - Environmental Problems
Studies the relationship of man to his environment; ecological principles, population dynamics, topics of current importance including air, water, and noise pollution; poisoning and toxicity, radiation, conservation and management of natural resources.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits