Water Resources Management Minor

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Students in biology, environmental conservation studies, forestry, plant biology, wildlife and conservation biology, environmental engineering, environmental and resource economics, community and environmental planning, and related fields should consider a minor in water resources management. There is a strong demand among consulting firms, state and federal agencies, and not-for-profit organizations for persons with knowledge and experience relevant to water resource management. The minor consists of 20 credits (totaling five courses) with grades of C- or better, and no pass/fail courses. No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.

NR 504Freshwater Resources4
NR 703Watershed Water Quality Management4
ESCI 705Principles of Hydrology4
Select 8 additional credits of the following:8
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Wetland Ecology and Management
Wetland Delineation
Wetlands Restoration and Mitigation
Aquatic Ecosystems
Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources
Groundwater Hydrology
Lake Ecology
Total Credits20

For additional information, contact the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, (603) 862-1022.