Water Technology - Associate of Water Technology

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(67-68 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required WATR courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 67 credits (67-68 of credits listed for degree). Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Area I; students must select three courses from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communication
Composition I 34
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Sciences 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 5
Area V: Humanities 6
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 7
General Education Elective
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication 33
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
WATR 120Introduction to Water Systems3
WATR 130Wastewater Collection and Basic Treatment Systems3
WATR 140Applied Water and Wastewater Math I3
WATR 160Systems Maintenance4
WATR 175Programmable Logic Controllers2
WATR 180Water Chemistry3
WATR 182Water Chemistry Analysis1
WATR 190Water and Wastewater Microbiology3
WATR 192Water and Wastewater Microbiological Analysis1
WATR 200Internship3
WATR 220Water Treatment Systems3
WATR 222Water Systems Operation1
WATR 230Advanced Wastewater Treatment4
WATR 232Wastewater Systems Operations1
WATR 240Advanced Water and Wastewater Math II3
WATR 250Municipal Systems Management4
WATR 275Certification Review3
Select one from the following:6
High Purity Water Treatment Systems
and Advanced Water Chemistry Analysis
6
Advanced Wastewater Microbiology and Chemistry
and Advanced Wastewater Analysis
6
Total Credits67-68

(67-70 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must receive a final grade of C- or better in all required WATR courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 67 credits (67-70 of credits listed for degree). Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
WATR 120 Introduction to Water Systems 3
WATR 130 Wastewater Collection and Basic Treatment Systems 3
WATR 140 Applied Water and Wastewater Math I 3
WATR 160 Systems Maintenance 4
WATR 180 Water Chemistry 3
WATR 182 Water Chemistry Analysis 1
 Credits17
Semester 2
Area I: Communications – English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
NM General Education - Choose one course from different NM General Education Areas II, III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 3 courses from different areas are required. Recommended courses include: 3-4
Area II: Mathematics (3-4 credits) - Choose one course from Area II of the NM General Education section in the NMSU/DACC Catalog.  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences  
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)  
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
 
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
 
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)  
Physical Geography  
Survey of Physics with Lab  
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences  
Introduction to Anthropology  
Human Ancestors  
World Archaeology  
Survey of Economics  
Macroeconomic Principles  
Microeconomics Principles  
World Regional Geography  
Introduction to Political Science  
American National Government  
Issues in American Politics  
Introduction to Psychology  
Introduction to Sociology  
Contemporary Social Problems  
Area V: Humanities  
United States History I  
United States History II  
Western Civilization I  
Western Civilization II  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking  
Introduction to Ethics  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts  
Orientation in Art  
Visual Concepts  
Music Appreciation: Jazz  
Music Appreciation: Western Music  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (4 credits)  
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)  
Human Biology  
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution  
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)  
Physical Geography  
Survey of Physics with Lab  
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)  
Introduction to Anthropology  
Human Ancestors  
World Archaeology  
Survey of Economics  
Macroeconomic Principles  
Microeconomics Principles  
World Regional Geography  
Introduction to Political Science  
American National Government  
Issues in American Politics  
Introduction to Psychology  
Introduction to Sociology  
Contemporary Social Problems  
Area V: Humanities (3 credits)  
United States History I  
United States History II  
Western Civilization I  
Western Civilization II  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking  
Introduction to Ethics  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts (3 credits)  
Orientation in Art  
Visual Concepts  
Music Appreciation: Jazz  
Music Appreciation: Western Music  
WATR 175 Programmable Logic Controllers 2
WATR 190 Water and Wastewater Microbiology 3
WATR 192 Water and Wastewater Microbiological Analysis 1
WATR 220 Water Treatment Systems 3
WATR 222 Water Systems Operation 1
 Credits17-18
Semester 3
WATR 200 Internship (3-5 credits) 3
 Credits3
Semester 4
General Education Elective – Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication  
WATR 230 Advanced Wastewater Treatment 4
WATR 232 Wastewater Systems Operations 1
WATR 240 Advanced Water and Wastewater Math II 3
Choose one from the following: 6
High Purity Water Treatment Systems
and Advanced Water Chemistry Analysis
 
Advanced Wastewater Microbiology and Chemistry
and Advanced Wastewater Analysis
 
 Credits17
Semester 5
NM General Education - Choose one course from different NM General Education Areas II, III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 3 courses from different areas are required. A list of recommended courses can be found in Semester 2. 3-4
NM General Education - Choose one course from different NM General Education Areas II, III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 3 courses from different areas are required. A list of recommended courses can be found in Semester 2. 3-4
WATR 250 Municipal Systems Management 4
WATR 275 Certification Review 3
 Credits13-15
 Total Credits67-70