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Water Utility Science Degrees/Certificates

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Water Utility Science cover basic concepts in the operation of water treatment plants,  controlling  and  monitoring  water  deliveries,  water  quality control methods, water and wastewater pumping equipment electrical systems repair, in addition to pump repair and maintenance procedures. The program is designed to train new personnel and to enable those already working in the field to upgrade their skills. Typically, the new employee starts as an entry level worker, then advances to other higher levels including lead operator, Operations and Maintenance Supervision, Superintendent and/or Manager.

 

Water Distribution Degree (11907)
Major RequirementsUnits
WATR 050: Water Mathematics and Hydraulics3

WATR 052: Water Conservation Practitioner
or
WATR 053: Water Reclamation and Reuse

 

3

WATR 061: Water Distribution3
WATR 062: Advanced Water Distribution3
WATR 063: Electrical Wiring and Controls for Operators3
WATR 064: Pumps and Pumping3
WATR 107: California Water Resources3
TOTAL21

 

Water Treatment Degree (19623)
Major RequirementsUnits
WATR 050: Water Mathematics and Hydraulics3

WATR 052: Water Conservation Practitioner
or
WATR 053: Water Reclamation and Reuse

 

3

WATR 061: Water Distribution3
WATR 071: Water Treatment Fundamentals3
WATR 072: Advanced Water Treatment3
WATR 073: Water Quality3
WATR 107: California Water Resources3
TOTAL21


Wastewater/Environmental Sanitation Degree (11908)
Major RequirementsUnits
WATR 050: Water Mathematics and Hydraulics3
WATR 053: Water Reclamation and Reuse3
WATR 064: Pumps and Pumping3
WATR 081: Wastewater Treatment3
WATR 082: Advanced Wastewater Treatment3
WATR 083: Collection Systems3
TOTAL18