Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
Other Institution Equivalencies Table
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
Become familiar with wastewater treatment facilities layouts and why waste is treated.
Understand operations of wastewater racks, screens, and grit removers.
Understand the mechanics behind sedimentation, flotation, and the use of trickling filters.
Understand biological treatment processes, including activated sludge, stabilization ponds, and disinfection processes.
Handle sludge and solids.
Manage effluent discharge, reclamation and reuse.
Understand plant safety.
Become familiar with plant maintenance.
Apply laboratory procedures and use appropriate chemical analyses.
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
8. Mathematical Reasoning
Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.
Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.1 Analyze problems to determine what mathematical principles apply.
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets,
diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).
Wastewater treatment facilities.
Mechanical removal processes.
Sedimentation and floatation processes.
Trickling filter operation.
Biological treatment operation.
Sludge management and recycling.
Plant safety and plant maintenance.