Environmental Water Resources Option
This option is available within the Environmental Sciences major at the following locations:
The Environmental Sciences BS with the option in Water Resources provides a solid science base for domestic and international work related to water.
Option Code: 847
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate a rigorous cross-disciplinary base across the biological, physical, and social sciences.
- Articulate connections between multiple components of human and natural systems, including implications for land, air, water, climate, energy, food, biodiversity, and human health.
- Investigate and diagnose interdisciplinary, multi-stakeholder environmental issues to propose solutions.
- Apply the analysis of data to an environmental problem.
- Reflect on how identity, including one’s own, affects the perception of issues and the practice of environmental science.
- Communicate effectively with diverse audiences in writing, speech, and in graphic forms.
|Select a minimum of one course from the following (additional courses count in the Sciences category):||3-4|
or FE 434
|FOREST WATERSHED MANAGEMENT|
|HYDROLOGY FOR WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT|
|Select a minimum of two courses from the following:||6-9|
|NONPOINT SOURCE POLLUTION ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL|
|FRESHWATER ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION|
|WETLANDS AND RIPARIAN ECOLOGY|
|Resources and Policy|
|Select a minimum of two courses from the following:||6-8|
|*NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS AND POLICY|
|*ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY|
|SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT|
|RESILIENCE-BASED NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT|
|CONFLICT, COOPERATION, AND CONTROL OF WATER IN THE US|
|THE WORLD'S WATER|
|*OCEANS, COASTS, AND PEOPLE|
|DESERT WATERSHED MANAGEMENT|
|RIPARIAN ECOHYDROLOGY AND MANAGEMENT|
|Additional Core, Sciences and Resources & Policy courses for a total of 27||6-12|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Option Code: 847