Environmental Health and Safety (EVHS)

EVHS 10001     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY I      3 Credit Hours

Survey course in environmental technology, including health and safety, history, environmental compliance and related issues.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 10004     TOXICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Examination of the terminology and classification of poisons that affect humans. Includes poison sources, modes of exposure, health effects and control measures.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 10010     INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE I      4 Credit Hours

In-depth study of safety methods and procedures with lab for identifying,monitoring, handling, containing and disposing of hazardous substances and hazardous conditions in the workplace.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20001     ENVIRONMENTAL LAW      3 Credit Hours

Emphasize civil, criminal and tort liability issues; procedural and constitutional requirements; and administrative codes, rules and regulations for fire, health, safety and environmental hazards.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20004     ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY I      3 Credit Hours

Examination of hazards assessment including organizational, environmental and disaster planning; health and safety inspection and reporting criteria; and first aid procedures.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20008     ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Organization and operation of environmental safety unit; relationships with business governmental and community entities involved in environmental safety and hazards control.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20092     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP I (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)This on- or off campus experience gives students an opportunity to apply learned concepts in the classroom to practical environmental technology situations.

Prerequisite: EVHS 20008.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EVHS 21010     INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE II      4 Credit Hours

Emphasis is placed on methodologies of gas, vapor, and aerosol sampling; including instrumentation function and claibration. Measurement and evaluation of physical hazards including noise, heat stress, lighting and radiation hazards. Includes a major emphasis upon the types of problems and calculations likely to be found in general industry. Laboratory exercises and use of a case study to explore the methods of sampling.

Prerequisite: BSCI 10120; and CHEM 10052; and EVHS 10010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 21092     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP II (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This on-or off-campus experience gives students an opportunity to apply learned concepts in the classroom to practical environmental technology situations.

Prerequisite: EVHS 20092 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EVHS 22095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a total of 6 hours) Specialized instruction oriented primarily to application of current technology developed for the field of environmental technology. Course is repeatable as the specific topics will vary.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 22096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent research of environmental technology topic supervised by an environmental technology faculty member.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 30002     ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES II      3 Credit Hours

Current topics in environmental technology including climate change and alternate energy sources.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 30020     HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE      4 Credit Hours

Study of hazardous waste operations and emergency response to release of hazardous materials in compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations (29CRF 1910.120).

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 40006     FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

Conditions and properties conductive for combustible states and hazards;techniques and procedures for fire extinguishing and control; preventative strategies; fire codes and alarm systems.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter