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EVR 1016   HAZARDOUS WASTE / MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: EVS 1001 and EVR 1858 or approval of the Dean or Academic Chair. This course is intended to provide multiple aspects of hazardous waste and materials management. The student will develop familiarity with local, state, and federal regulations that govern waste; discuss internal and external environmental site audits; and examine future trends in the generation, treatment, and storage of wastes. Emphasis will be placed on generation of hazardous wastes; treatment and reuse to reduce human environmental health risks; and how residual wastes should be stored to minimize health risks. Mechanisms of how wastes cause disease and environmental resource degradation will be presented. 47 contact hours.

EVR 1263   URBAN POLLUTION

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: EVS 1001, CHM 1025, CHM 1025L, ENC 0025 or REA 0017 or EAP 1695, and MAT 0028 or approval of the Dean or Academic Chair. This course is intended to provide an overview of urban pollution issues in a historical context and through examining current urban pollution priorities. Topics covered include the history of environmental services in urban America related to wastewater sanitation, water supply contamination, public refuse management, industrial waste impacts, air pollution, and surface water issues. An in-depth examination of advancements in environmental technological, management practices, and public service related to these topics will be pursued to achieve the requisite knowledge of urban pollution. 47 contact hours.

EVR 1310   RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES, ENERGY EFFICIENCY & CONSERVATION METHODS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: EVS1001, ENC0025, REA0017 and MAT0028 or EAP1695 and MAT0028 or approval of the Dean or Academic Chair. This course is intended to provide an overview of energy resources with special attention to the leading renewable energy resources. Topics covered include the science of energy, historical context of energy use and policy, energy efficiency and conservation strategies, and a survey of all sources of energy (e.g., fossil fuel, nuclear, and renewable). An in-depth examination of recent advancements that include the environmental, economic, and social impacts of renewable energy will be pursued to achieve the requisite knowledge of energy issues. 47 contact hours.

EVR 1328   NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: (ENC 0025, MAT 0028, REA 0017) or (MAT 0028 and EAP 1695). This course is designed to present the history, major components, status, ecology, conservation, and management of natural resources. Emphasis is placed upon the ecology, conservation, and management of natural resources including studies and examination of techniques and management programs implemented in the region. 47 contact hours.

EVR 1357   WETLAND RESOURCES

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 0025, REA 0017 and MAT 0028) or (EAP 1695 and MAT 0028) or approval of the Program Administrator. This course will introduce the student to the ecology and management of wetlands habitats. It will introduce the physical, biological and chemical factors that influence wetlands, as well as variations in these factors that serve to differentiate different wetlands types. The course will also introduce past and present representative legislation that impacts wetland preservation and management. 47 contact hours.

EVR 1858   ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION AND COMPLIANCE

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 0025, REA 0017 and MAT 0028) or (EAP 1695 and MAT 0028) or approval of the Dean or Academic Chair. This course is intended to provide an overview of environmental regulations and compliance issues related to current environmental law. Topics covered include the history and foundation of environmental regulations, current and possible future regulations and the manner in which compliance is achieved at local, state and federal levels. An in-depth examination of the applicable regulations and administrative compliance with administrative structure will be pursued to achieve the requisite knowledge of environmental issues. 47 contact hours.

EVR 2316   SOLAR ENERGY PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: EVS 1001 or approval of the Dean or Academic Chair. This course is intended to provide an overview of solar energy principles and applications. Topics covered include the science of solar energy, historical context of solar energy, its use, and related policy with an in-depth examination of solar thermal and solar electricity technologies. The environmental, economic, and social impacts of solar energy will be pursued to achieve the requisite knowledge of solar energy, including the issues, financial considerations, prospects, and potential related to solar energy applications. 47 contact hours.

EVR 2892C   ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS I

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ENC1101, EVS1001, CHM1025 and CHM1025L or approval of the Dean or Academic Chair. This course is intended to build student knowledge, skills and experience in environmental sampling and analysis. Topics included are the Florida Department of Environmental Protection standard operating procedures for the collection of surface water, groundwater, wastewater, potable water systems, and sediment. Hands-on field activities will complement class room exercises related to these topics to achieve the requisite knowledge of environmental sampling and analysis. 77 contact hours.

EVR 2949   CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE

credits: 2  
Prerequisite: Faculty Advisor/Co-op Coordinator or Program Director Approval. This course is designed to provide students with major-related, supervised, evaluated practical training work experiences which may be paid or voluntary. Students are graded on the basis of documented learning acquired through hands-on experiences in an actual work setting. The student must fulfill the requirement of 60 on-the-job hours for each credit earned in addition to written assignments.

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