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Water and Wastewater Management

Median Pay as a Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Positions by 2024
Semesters until Graduation

Water and Wastewater Management

Teacher with students in agronomy looking at vegetation.jpegKey Program Features: Real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.

The goal of the program is to prepare students to become Water/Wastewaster Operators while also providing numerous hybrid and online continuing educational opportunities for current operators. 


 

 


  • Calculate water/wastewater flow rates, storage, detention times, volumes, hydraulics, chemical dosages, and electrical applications.
  • Examine and compare federal and state laws and regulation that are applicable to the water/wastewater industry.
  • Assess and apply health, safety, emergency planning, and security practices and procedures to evaluate specific working environments within the water/wastewater treatment fields.
  • Demonstrate skill in water/wastewater sampling and analysis techniques.
  • Analyze and evaluate a variety of water/wastewater treatment processes as well as applicable operation, maintenance, and laboratory procedures.
  • Explain a variety of distribution and collection system designs, operations and maintenance.
  • Apply the scientific principles behind water resources management to the design of water/wastewater treatment strategies.

 

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Hocking College

2017 - 2018 Associate of Technical Study in Natural Resources Major in Water and Wastewater Management

Total Credit Hours:
62.50

Estimated Course Fees:
$2,442.00

Class Hours: 47.0
Lab Hours: 37.0

Total Credit Hours:
62.5

Estimated Course Fees:
$2,442.00

Class Hours: 47.0
Lab Hours: 37.0

 

Hocking College Reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
  COURSE NO. FIRST SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  MATH-1103 Applied Mathematics 2.00 2.00 3.00 $182.00
  WLM-2203 Environmental Ethics 2.00 2.00 3.00 $50.00
  ENGL-1510 English Composition I 4.00 0.00 4.00 $50.00
  BIOS-1101 Environmental Science 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  WLM-2204 Wetland Ecology and Management 0.00 4.00 2.00 $165.00
  GS-1000 HC Cornerstone 1.00 0.00 1.00 $80.00
    Totals 12.00 8.00 16.00 $567.00

  COURSE NO. SECOND SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  CMCP-1200 Speech 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  CHEM-1131 Environmental Chemistry 1.50 3.00 3.00 $100.00
  GEOL-1130 Environmental Geology 1.50 3.00 3.00 $100.00
  GENV-2210 Hydroscience 2.00 2.00 3.00 $100.00
  WWM-1250 Math & Chemistry Applications for Operat 2.00 0.00 2.00 $40.00
    Totals 10.00 8.00 14.00 $380.00

  COURSE NO. SUMMER SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  NRM-2296 Natural Resources Practicum & Seminar 1.00 7.00 2.00 $100.00
    Totals 1.00 7.00 2.00 $100.00

  COURSE NO. THIRD SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  WWM-1270 Water/Wasterwater Laws & Regulations 2.00 0.00 2.00 $40.00
  WWM-1110 Water/Wastewater Health, Satefy & Securi 2.00 0.00 2.00 $40.00
  WWM-1430 Drinking Water Treatment 3.00 0.00 3.00 $60.00
  WWM-1440 Wastewater Treatment 3.00 0.00 3.00 $60.00
  WWM-1120 Water/Wastewater Sampling and Analysis 0.00 4.00 2.00 $170.00
  CM-1101 Construction Safety  OSHA 30 2.00 0.00 2.00 $25.00
  BIOS-1160 Watershed Assessment 0.00 4.00 2.00 $200.00
    Totals 12.00 8.00 16.00 $595.00

  COURSE NO. FOURTH SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  WWM-2120 Wastewater Collection 3.00 0.00 3.00 $60.00
  WWM-2210 Water Distribution 3.00 0.00 3.00 $60.00
  WWM-2150 Industrial Waste Treatment 2.00 0.00 2.00 $50.00
  WWM-2230 Water Resource Management & Protection 2.00 0.00 2.00 $50.00
  WWM-2440 Water/Wastewater Utilities Mgmt Capstone 2.00 4.00 4.00 $180.00
  GENV-2225 OSHA HazWoper Health & Safety Training 0.00 2.00 0.50 $400.00
    Totals 12.00 6.00 14.50 $800.00
FIRST SEMESTER
Class Hours: 12.00 Lab Hours: 8.00 Cost: $567.00

SECOND SEMESTER
Class Hours: 10.00 Lab Hours: 8.00 Cost: $380.00

SUMMER SEMESTER
Class Hours: 1.00 Lab Hours: 7.00 Cost: $100.00

THIRD SEMESTER
Class Hours: 12.00 Lab Hours: 8.00 Cost: $595.00

FOURTH SEMESTER
Class Hours: 12.00 Lab Hours: 6.00 Cost: $800.00

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