Water & Wastewater Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The Water and Wastewater 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.

General Education Courses

BIO 111

General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

5

BIO 204

Microbiology: SC1

4

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

5

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 225

Organizational Communication

(3)

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

(3)

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

 

 

32

Other Course Requirements

WQM 100

Introduction to Water Quality

3

WQM 105

Specific Calculations for Water Quality

4

WQM 106

Mechanical-Physical Treatment

3

WQM 109

Water Distribution

3

WQM 116

Conventional Surface Water Treatment

3

WQM 119

Basic Water Quality Analysis

4

WQM 118

Wastewater Collection Systems

3

WQM 126

Safety & Security Systems

3

WQM 127

Utility Management

3

WQM 212

Drinking Water Regulations

4

 

 

30

Total Credit Hours

65

Certificates

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at www.ppcc.edu/ge.

Small Systems

WQM 126

Safety & Security Systems

3

WQM 127

Utility Management

3

WQM 202

Small Water System Operations & Maintenance

3

WQM 203

Small Wastewater Sys. Operations & Maintenance

3

Total Credit Hours

12

Water Distribution

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

WQM 109

Water Distribution

3

WQM 126

Safety & Security Systems

3

WQM 127

Utility Management

3

Total Credit Hours

13

Water Treatment

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

5

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

WQM 116

Conventional Surface Water Treatment

3

WQM 126

Safety & Security Systems

3

WQM 127

Utility Management

3

Total Credit Hours

18

Wastewater Collection

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

WQM 118

Wastewater Collection System

3

WQM 126

Safety & Security Systems

3

WQM 127

Utility Management

3

Total Credit Hours

13

Wastewater Treatment

BIO 111

General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

5

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

WQM 106

Mechanical-Physical Treatment

3

WQM 126

Safety & Security Systems

3

WQM 127

Utility Management

3

Total Credit Hours

18