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1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513 
mailto:nvc-library@alamo.edu
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED 
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Advanced Water Treatment

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree Plan 

The Associate of Applied Science in Advanced Water Treatment 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.  

 Semester I

  • EPCT 1327 - Basic Water Works Operation 
  • EPCT 1328 - Basic Wastewater Operation
  • EPCT 2315 - Water Laboratory
  • Math (20) Core
  • CHEM 1305 - Introduction to Chemistry

Semester II

  • EPCT 2303 - Surface and Groundwater Collection 
  • EPCT 2312 - Water Rules and Regulations
  • EPCT 2314 - Wastewater Laboratory
  • ENGL 1301 - English Composition I
  • BIOL 1306 or BIOL 1308 or BIOL 2306 (choose 1)

Semester III

  • EPCT 2342 - Advanced Water & Wastewater Chemistry
  • EPCT 1343 - Treatment, Remediation, and Disposal Techniques
  • EPCT 1347 - Waste Minimization & Pollution Prevention 

Semester IV

  • EPCT 1251 - Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • ECON 2301 - Macroeconomics 
  • EPCT 2306 - Wastewater Collection
  • EPCT 2341 - Wastewater Treatment
  • Humanities (40) Core

Semester V

  • SPCH 1321 - Business and Professional Speaking
  • EPCT 2435 - Capstone - Advanced Environmental Instrumental Analysis 

Program Coordinator

Howard Marquise
Phone: (210) 486-4355
Email: hmarquise@alamo.edu 
Office: WETC

Area Contacts

Emily Coppin
Administrative Specialist
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Email: ecoppin@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Shierly Rivera
Administrative Associate
Phone: (210) 486-4354
Email: srivera110@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Heather McCreery
Academic Chair, Workforce Programs
Phone: (210) 486-4360
Email: hmccreery@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201A