Environmental Technology (ENVT)
ENVT 100 - INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
A study of the basic concepts of water pollution control, air pollution control, and solid waste management. Review of regulations relating to Environmental Protection and waste minimization/pollution prevention activities are covered. This is a hybrid course: online lectures with in-person laboratory.
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), fall semester
ENVT 201 - FIELD OVERSIGHT
Students will be introduced to job responsibilities of field personnel, including construction, investigating and remediation. The course provides fundamentals required for field oversight personnel to enhance their observation and reporting skills in such areas as Brownfields and construction sites. Topics include field observation and notes, inspection reports, field sampling, health and safety issues, construction equipment and plan and specification review.
3 credits (short course, 45 contact hours), scheduled periodically through Morrisville State College and the SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies
ENVT 250 - INTERNSHIPINENVIRONMENTALTECHNOLOGY
Student will work at an approved job in the environmental technology industry. A comprehensive written report and employer evaluation are required at the end of the work period.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Up to 4 credits, fall or spring semester
ENVT 345 - SURFACE AND GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT
An examination of the methods and strategies available for the delineation, assessment and characterization of confined and unconfined groundwater aquifers, as well as their recharge areas. Introduction to groundwater extraction and well functions. Surface water management issues, including watershed delineation and protection. Issues in surface and groundwater contamination and remediation. Approaches to water rights and allocation. Brownfields. Federal, state and local regulatory issues.
Prerequisite: NATR 250
3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester