The minor in Watershed Science provides a background in core classes addressing land use hydrology and sustainable watersheds, and providing students with an experiential learning opportunity in the watershed practicum field course. The minor offers a broad and flexible selection of additional coursework that emphasize physical, bio-chemical, and societal aspects of water. Students can select the combination of courses that best fits their interests and complements their major.
Effective Spring 2013
Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|ESS 210/GR 210||Physical Geography||3-4|
|or GEOL 150||Physical Geology for Scientists and Engineers|
|Select at least 10 credits from the following:||10|
|Water Law, Policy, and Institutions|
|Introduction to Weather and Climate|
CIVE 322/ENVE 322
|Environmental River Mechanics|
|Nonpoint Source Pollution|
|Principles of Microclimatology|
|Soil Physics Laboratory|
|Water, Society, and Environment|
|Seasonal Snow Environments|
|Land Use and Water Quality|
|Water Quality Laboratory for Wildland Managers|
|WR 304||Sustainable Watersheds||3|
|WR 416||Land Use Hydrology||3|