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AGCR 1494 - Special Topics in Agronomy and Crop Science (4-3-3)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 Introduction to Agronomy - Course is designed to give students an understanding of soils, soil formation, soil types and classification, distribution of soil types geographically, the rates of soil formation, collection and analysis of soils and the causes and methods to address soil erosion.
 


Course Type: W/C
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ENVR 1301 - Introduction to Environmental Science (3-3-0)
An overview of environmental science and current global concerns, exploring scientific, economic, social and political solutions to environmental problems. Discussion of the history of the environmental movement, environmental regulatory agencies, fundamental principles of resources and their use, population, conservation, and environmental health. A field trip may be required. A student may not receive credit for both ENVR 1301 and BIOL 2206.
 


Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ENVR 1302 - Issues in Environmental Science (3-3-0)
A detailed examination of environmental science and current global concerns, including scientific, economic, social and political aspects of environmental problems. A field trip may be required.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: ENVR 1301. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
EPCT 1205 - Environmental Regulations Overview (2-2-0)
An introduction to the history of the environmental movement, including basic requirements for compliance with the environmental regulations. Discussion of local, state, and national regulations, ordinances, laws and court decisions relating to environmental hazards, pollution, conservation, and environmental preservation. Description of the process of permit application, compliance, and enforcement of environmental regulations.
 


Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
EPCT 1444 - Environmental Sampling and Analysis (4-3-3)
Sampling protocol, procedures, quality control, preservation and field study of surface and ground water. The emphasis is on analysis commonly performed by the field technician, especially on natural waters. Laboratory exercises will involve monitoring and sampling water wells and nearby lakes and creeks. Field trips will be required.
 


Skills: G Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
EPCT 2303 - Surface and Groundwater Collection (3-2-4)
In-depth study of operations and maintenance procedures for surface and groundwater collection and control. Included are procedures for the monitoring of water flow, turbidity, and temperature, as well as the calculation of capacities and flow rates. Exercises will involve field measurement of flow conditions in nearby creeks and lake, calculation of well capacities and stream discharge, interpretation of state well reports, source water assessments, field recognition of recharge and discharge features, and visits to dam and water treatment plants. Field trips will be required.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: ENVR 1301. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
EPCT 2488 - Internship--Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology (4-0-21)
A capstone experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a government agency, business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college that directly relate to specific occupational outcomes. This may be paid or unpaid experience and may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.
 


Skills: O Prerequisites: As assigned by college. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HALT 1391 - Special Topics in Horticulture Services Operations and Management, General (3-3-0)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. The course will give the student a general knowledge of plant physiology, growth requirements, soil management and fertility, crop biodiversity and production, integrated pest control, plant chemistry, and landscaping principles.
 
 Principles of Horticulture - Course is designed to give a basic understanding of the importance of plants and plant growth management for use in the practice of horticulture and soil science. Specifically student will gain an understanding of plants, plant growth requirements, geographic distribution of major plant types, the importance of soil, climate, topography and other factors on plant growth, pest control, food crops, landscape plants, floriculture, erosion control, and the impact of plants on and by society.
 


Course Type: W/C
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014