Water Resources Graduate Minor

Graduate Areas of Concentration

Hydrology, water quality, water resources planning and management

A Water Resources graduate minor for the master of science, master of arts, and doctor of philosophy degree programs is offered with specialization in hydrology, water quality, or water resources planning and management. The first two options are technically oriented while the third gives added socioeconomic emphasis. Seminars, readings, and conferences are offered by Water Resources Graduate Program.

The graduate minor options are structured around core groups of courses and complementary courses designed to broaden the student’s education. University departments and schools that offer courses related to water resources include the departments of Applied Economics; Anthropology; Biochemistry and Biophysics; Biological and Ecological Engineering; Botany and Plant Pathology; Business Administration; Chemistry; Crop and Soil Science; Entomology; Fisheries and Wildlife; Forest Engineering; Forest Resources; Mathematics; Microbiology; Public Health; Rangeland Ecology and Management; Statistics; and Zoology; the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering; the School of Civil and Construction Engineering; the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering; School of Public Policy; and the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. About 20 departments conduct teaching or research programs in water resources.

For more information, contact gradwater_director@oregonstate.edu or visit http://oregonstate.edu/gradwater/.  

Minor Code: 3990