Environmental Technology Management (ETM)

ETM 301 Environmental Management. (3) F
Focuses on knowledge and skills necessary to manage environmental programs. Perspectives include regulatory, individual, corporate, and consulting. Pre- or corequisites: CHM 113; MAT 170.

ETM 302 Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology. (4) N
Explores the development of treatment technologies. Addresses regulatory standards. Emphasizes theory and practice of system design, laboratory analysis standards and procedures. Lecture, lab. Pre- or corequisite: ETM 301.

ETM 303 Environmental Regulations. (3) F, S
Exploration of environmental laws, regulations, and directives. Air, land, and water are addressed. Prerequisite: ETM 301.

ETM 360 Introduction to Emergency Management. (3) F
Emergency management theories. Comprehensive emergency management. Mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Post-disasters and policy formation. Current FEMA all-hazards approach.

ETM 362 Managing Natural and Technological Disasters. (3) S
Federal, state, and local responses to emergencies. Management of mass casualties, evacuation, sheltering, and terrorism; declaration of emergency procedures.

ETM 363 Computer Applications in Emergency Management. (3) S
Specific computer programs will be explored which are currently in use for contingency planning, tracking chemical inventories, and response resources. Cross-listed as FSM 363. Credit is allowed for only ETM 363 or FSM 363.

ETM 364 Toxicology and Biohazards in Emergency Management. (3) F
Introduction to poisons. Dose response routes of exposure and toxicokinetics. Diseases associated with natural disasters. Clinical presentation of treatments.

ETM 401 Hazardous Waste Management. (3) F, S
Definition of hazardous waste, RCRA classification, and OSHA criteria. Overview of requirements and methods of waste management. Prerequisite: ETM 301.

ETM 402 Unit Treatment Technologies. (3) S
Addresses various treatment technologies for contaminated air, water, and soil. Emphasizes design based upon medium, type of contamination, and concentration. Prerequisite: ETM 302.

ETM 406 Environmental Chemistry. (3) F, S
Examines reactions, transport, and fates of hazardous chemicals in water, soil, air, and living organisms. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 or CHM 114; MAT 170.

ETM 407 Occupational Hygiene. (3) S
Overview of occupational health hazards, including recognition, evaluation, and control. Includes regulatory status and health standards. Prerequisites: CHM 101 (or 113 or 114); MAT 170.

ETM 424 Comprehensive Emergency Management. (3) SS
Addresses theory and management techniques for emergency preparedness, including mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Pre- or corequisite: ETM 301.

ETM 426 Environmental Issues. (3) S
Exploration of the science and policy implications of contemporary problems that threaten the environment. Pre- or corequisites: CHM 113; MAT 170.

ETM 428 International Environmental Management. (3) SS
Emphasis on technological and economic pressures experienced by developing countries. Prerequisite: ETM 301.

ETM 460 Incident Management Systems and Emergency Operations Center. (3) F
Covers IMS, terminology, players, and management philosophy. EOC setup, activation, operation, and termination. EOC funding and politics. Cross-listed as FSM 460. Credit is allowed for only ETM 460 or FSM 460.

ETM 461 Contingency Planning. (3) N
Provides student with an understanding of techniques for in-house or on-site planning as well as community planning.

ETM 468 Simulation and Exercising. (3) N
Requirements, planning, conduct, and critique of exercises related to emergency planning. Emphasis on realism using moulage and props.

ETM 494 ST: Special Topics. (3) S
Technical-regulatory and policy issues emanating from minetailing and animal waste. Lecture, case studies.

ETM 501 Principles of Hazardous Materials and Waste Management. (3) F
Foundation for courses in curriculum. Topics include definitions of toxic and hazardous substances and wastes, RCRA classification, and OSHA criteria. Pre- or corequisites: CHM 113 and 115 or CHM 114.

ETM 502 Regulatory Framework for Toxic and Hazardous Substances. (3) F
Examination of federal, state, and local regulations for hazardous materials and wastes. Includes history and trends in regulatory development. Prerequisite: ETM 501.

ETM 503 Principles of Toxicology. (3) S
Interaction of chemicals with life and environment. Mechanisms of toxic action, dose-response relationships, toxicity testing models, predictive toxicology, and epidemiology. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 or CHM 114.

ETM 504 Technology for Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Hazardous Materials. (3) F
Current and state-of-the-art technologies and future trends for storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 or CHM 114; ETM 501.

ETM 505 Quantitative Analysis and Practical Laboratory Techniques. (3) F, S
EPA methodologies for sampling and analysis of soils and water. Includes quality assurance and regulatory requirements. Lab will be arranged off site. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114), 231; MAT 170.

ETM 506 Chemistry of Hazardous Materials. (3) F
Chemistry and toxicology of hazardous chemicals. Topics include proper handling, storage, transportation, and disposal. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); MAT 170. Corequisite: CHM 231.

ETM 507 Industrial Hygiene. (3) N
Emphasis on chemical hazards in industrial settings. Topics include recognizing and measuring hazards, control techniques, and regulatory standards. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); MAT 170.

ETM 522 Air Pollution and Toxic Chemicals. (3) F
Examines issues in the measurement analysis and control of toxic chemicals in air pollution. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); ETM 501; MAT 170.

ETM 523 Soils and Groundwater Contamination. (3) F
Theoretical and practical hydrogeology as it applies to cleaning up contamination. Investigative techniques, monitoring, risk assumptions, and assessment methodology. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); ETM 501; MAT 170. Corequisite: CHM 231.

ETM 524 Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Planning for Hazardous Materials. (3) SS
In-house or on-site emergency response contingency planning. Preemergency assessment, resources for cooperation, equipment requirements, and coordination with other agencies. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); ETM 501; MAT 170.

ETM 525 Risk Assessment for Hazardous Materials. (3) S
Application of the risk assessment process in situations ranging from hazardous facilities regulation to toxic substances in the environment. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); ETM 501; MAT 170.

ETM 526 Current Issues: Radon, Asbestos. (3) F
Topics of current interest in environmental technology and management. Prerequisites: CHM 113 and 115 (or CHM 114); ETM 501; MAT 170.

ETM 527 Environmental/Resources Regulations Concepts. (3) S
Development of environmental regulations from common law to statutory requirements. Emphasis on Superfund, hazardous materials, toxics, and liability contracts. Pre- or corequisite: ETM 501.

ETM 591 Graduate Seminar. (1) N

ETM 592 Research. (1–12) N

ETM 598 ST: Special Topics.(3) S
(a)Advanced Bioremediation
Management and policy issues related to bioremediation of minetailing and animal waste and replacement of chemical control with biological methods. Lecture, case studies.

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