Environmental Engineering

EGV 1101 Alternate & Renewable Energy Sources

Overview of past, recent and current research to find viable alternative sources of energy. Examples include water, wind, solar, bio-mass, alternative liquid fuels and introduction to fuel cell technology. Study of applied technologies in the context of how to relieve complete dependence on petrochemical-based products. A case study approach to learning is used. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1251 Introduction to Energy Management Principles

The course introduces the principles of energy management and an effective energy management plan. This course provides an overview of energy consuming systems and operations of commercial and industrial buildings and systems and energy saving opportunities for them. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1301 Architectural Energy Analysis

Critical examination of energy consumption in building, both residential and commercial, for the purpose of identifying energy conservation opportunities. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

EGV 1401 Weatherization & Building Performance Training

This course covers energy assessment and weatherization methods for single and multifamily dwellings. The course covers the operation of the equipment: blower door, duct blaster, pressure pan, flow meter, infrared camera, and combustion analyzer. This course is designed to prepare students for the Building Performance Institute Building Analyst written and field test. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1501 Environmental Assessment & Analysis

Sampling and analysis techniques for site characterization and assessment. Sampling methods and protocols are presented in detail with respect to environmental liability, compliance and property transfer. Environmental monitoring is explained with emphasis on air quality, surface water and groundwater. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1610 Water Distribution Systems

Examination of the basic concepts pertaining to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants. Students will become familiar with analyzing and solving operational problems, operator performance, contingency procedures, and water treatment equipment. This course is designed to prepare students to sit for EPA Operator Certifications. Two lecture, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1620 GIS Mapping

Examination of geographic information systems (GIS) as they relate to water and wastewater treatment, collection, and distribution systems. Students are exposed to theoretical and practical application of GIS devices and mapping software. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1630 Wastewater Collection Systems

Examination of topics related to the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection systems (WWCS). The course will cover basic concepts related to the inspection, testing, cleaning of pipes, maintenance, underground repair, new construction, administration, and organization of WWCS. Designed to prepare students to sit for Ohio EPA Operator Certifications. Two classroom, two labs hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 1640 Introduction to Backflow

Examination of backflow prevention concepts designed to meet the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-95 Backflow Prevention and Cross Connection Control requirements. A water supply employee may be eligible to sit for the State of Ohio Department of Commerce Certified Backflow Technician exam. One half classroom hour, one and one half lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

EGV 1650 Applied Applications for Water & Wastewater

Examination of the basic concepts pertaining to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants. Students will become familiar with analyzing and solving operational problems, operator performance, contingency procedures, and water treatment equipment. Designed to prepare students to sit for Ohio EPA Operator Certifications.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2101 Solar Photovoltaic Design & Installation

This course covers components of solar PV systems and components and the sizing of PV systems and components. Designed to prepare the student to take the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2151 Solar Thermal Systems

This course covers some of the basic cognitive materials needed to install and maintain solar thermal systems. Designed to help individuals better prepare for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioner (NABCEP) Solar Thermal Installer examination but does not provide all of the materials needed to complete the certification examination. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2201 Electrical Lighting & Motors

This course covers components of lighting systems, control strategies, current technologies and electric motors. Energy efficiency opportunities and environmental impacts are identified and analyzed. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

EGV 2251 Energy Control Strategies

This course covers the use of utility data to conduct a “Lean Energy Analysis,” utility rate structures, the use of both whole building computer simulation and discrete system computer simulation to estimate building and system energy use, energy demand and carbon footprint. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours

EGV 2301 Commercial & Industrial Assessment

This course covers methods of collecting data (utility, envelope, mechanical systems, and operational procedures) for both commercial and industrial facilities and analyzing the data with statistical procedures and simulation software to develop energy-saving management plans. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2351 LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation

This course helps prepare the student for the first of the LEED Green Associate Exams and meets the requirement of the student having involvement on a LEED- registered project, or employment in a sustainable field of work or completion of an education program that addresses green building principles in LEED, to qualify to take the LEED Green Associate Exam. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

EGV 2501 Waste Management

Develop a working knowledge of present waste-management practices including minimization, storage, transportation, treatment and disposal of various waste related to the life cycle of a given activity and corrective actions related to contamination. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2610 Water Supply

Examination of the concepts related to the operation of water treatment systems. The course will cover basic concepts related to contaminant identification, safety procedures, regulations and treatment technologies along with other properties related to water supply. This course is designed to prepare students to sit for Ohio EPA Operator Certification. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2630 Wastewater Treatment

Examination of the concepts related to the operation of wastewater treatment systems. The course will cover basic concepts related to pollutant identification, safety procedures, regulation and treatment theory along with properties related to wastewater treatment. This course is designed to prepare students to sit for Ohio EPA Operations Certifications. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGV 2700 Energy Management Technology Internship

Students earn credits toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term. Ten co-op hours per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGV 2701 Environmental Engineering Technology Internship

Students earn credits toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term. Ten co-op hours per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGV 2780 Energy Management Technology Capstone

Assessment of achievement by Energy Management Technology students in attaining program outcomes by completing a project demonstrating principles and practice of the major. Teamwork on projects will be emphasized. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGV 2781 Environmental Engineering Technology Capstone

Assessment of achievement by Environmental Engineering Technology students in attaining program outcomes by completing a project demonstrating principles and practice of the major. Teamwork on projects will be emphasized. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours