ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Environmental Technology Management (ETM)

ETM 301 Environmental Management. (3)
fall
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)
not regularly offered
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)
fall and spring
Explores environmental laws, regulations, and directives. Addresses air, land, and water. Prerequisite: ETM 301.

ETM 360 Introduction to Emergency Management. (3)
fall
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)
spring
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)
spring
Explores specific computer programs 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)
fall
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)
fall and spring
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)
spring
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)
fall and spring
Examines reactions, transport, and fates of hazardous chemicals in water, soil, air, and living organisms. Prerequisites: both CHM 113 and 115 or only CHM 114; MAT 170.

ETM 407 Occupational Hygiene. (3)
spring
Overview of occupational health hazards, including recognition, evaluation, and control. Includes regulatory status and health standards. Prerequisites: both CHM 113 and 115 or only CHM 114; MAT 170.

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

ETM 426 Environmental Issues. (3)
spring
Explores 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)
summer
Emphasizes technological and economic pressures experienced by developing countries. Prerequisite: ETM 301.
General Studies: G

ETM 460 Incident Management Systems and Emergency Operations Center. (3)
fall
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)
not regularly offered
Provides understanding of techniques for in-house or on-site planning as well as community planning.

ETM 468 Simulation and Exercising. (3)
not regularly offered
Requirements, planning, conduct, and critique of exercises related to emergency planning. Emphasizes realism using moulage and props.

ETM 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
spring
Possible topics:

(a)Bioremediation. (3)
Technical-regulatory and policy issues emanating from minetailing and animal waste. Lecture, case studies.

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

ETM 502 Regulatory Framework for Toxic and Hazardous Substances. (3)
fall
Examines 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)
spring
Interaction of chemicals with life and environment. Mechanisms of toxic action, dose-response relationships, toxicity testing models, predictive toxicology, and epidemiology. Prerequisites: both CHM 113 and 115 or only CHM 114.

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

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

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

ETM 507 Industrial Hygiene. (3)
not regularly offered
Emphasizes chemical hazards in industrial settings. Topics include recognizing and measuring hazards, control techniques, and regulatory standards. Prerequisites: both CHM 113 and 115 or only CHM 114; MAT 170.

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

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

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

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

ETM 526 Current Environmental Technology Issues. (3)
fall
In-depth study of current issues in environmental technology facing both the private and public sectors.

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

ETM 592 Research. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

ETM 598 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
spring
Possible topics:

(a)Advanced Bioremediation. (3)
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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