Water Technology - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2023-2024 Catalog

(28 credits)

Graduates of the one-year program have the capability to work in a municipal water or wastewater treatment plant.

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 certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 28 credits (28 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
Related Requirements
ENGL 1110GComposition I 14
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 182Water Chemistry Analysis1
WATR 190Water and Wastewater Microbiology3
WATR 192Water and Wastewater Microbiological Analysis1
WATR 200Internship3
Choose one from the following:3
Water Chemistry3
Basic Chemistry 13
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors) 14
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors (or any higher level CHEM course of 3 or more credits) 14
Total Credits28
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Course(s) are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

(28 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.

Graduates of the one-year program have the capability to work in a municipal water or wastewater treatment plant.

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 certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 28 credits (28 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
 Credits13
Semester 2
Area I: Communications – English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I
WATR 180 Water Chemistry 3
Basic Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors (or any higher level CHEM course of 3 or more credits)
WATR 182 Water Chemistry Analysis 1
WATR 190 Water and Wastewater Microbiology 3
WATR 192 Water and Wastewater Microbiological Analysis 1
WATR 200 Internship (3-5) 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits28