Aug 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Water Environmental Technology, AAS

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Additional information available on the Water Environmental Technology Department website.

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The Water Environmental Technology Program is designed to prepare students for employment at the technician level in water and wastewater treatment operations. The curriculum includes science and math foundations, water and wastewater treatment techniques, field experiences and group projects. Local career opportunities in this ever growing field will be available to the graduates of this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Water Environmental Technology program, students should be able to:

  • Perform mathematical calculations specific to the water quality industry
  • Explain the importance of safety practices in the water and wastewater industry
  • Describe the fundamental business practices utilized in managing water or wastewater utilities
  • Discuss drinking water regulatory requirements and their implementation
  • Define specific terms associated with water quality management
  • Prepare, analyze, interpret and report results of water sample testing
  • Apply principles of hydraulics and electricity to wastewater management practices
  • Effectively communicate current events and advances in the water quality industry
  • Define and describe the types, functions, layout of and equipment used in water management facilities (water distribution, water collection, wastewater treatment)

Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

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