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    Northwest Vista College
   
 
  Sep 23, 2018
 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Water Resource Science A.A.S.


The Associate of Applied Science in Water Resource Science will prepare students for employment in the water treatment industry.  Upon degree completion, students will obtain the technical and scientific knowledge to obtain licensure in this field of study. Students will monitor, troubleshoot, and chemically clean equipment that is essential for the treatment of water/wastewater.  In addition, the AAS allows the opportunity to move into supervisory roles.

Students have further opportunities to advance their education with a 2+2 program developed with Texas A&M San Antonio.

With this degree, you may seek jobs such as:  

Water Treatment Plant Operator, Water Distribution System Operator, Wastewater Collection System Operator, Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Plant Operator 

Related Awards:

Water Resource Science Level 1 Certificate  

Water Resource Science Occupational Skills Award  

Total Credit Hours Required: 60


Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information


The Associate of Applied Science in Water Resource Science will prepare students for employment in the water treatment industry.  Upon degree completion, students will obtain the technical and scientific knowledge to obtain licensure in this field of study. Students will monitor, troubleshoot, and chemically clean equipment that is essential for the treatment of water/wastewater. The program centers on project-based learning in which students are introduced to the public health aspects of potable water supply, operation of wells, process control procedures, techniques and equipment, advanced water mathematics, water treatment systems, water treatment plant equipment, water analysis pretreatment membranes, ion exchange, reverse osmosis, and other high purity technologies.

Notes


*Capstone Course

Program CIP:  15.0506

Major Code:  WRSC