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Undergraduate Course Catalog 2016-2017

College of Life Sciences and Agriculture


Water Resources Management

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 504, Freshwater Resources
NR 703, Watershed Water Quality Management
ESCI 705, Principles of Hydrology

Choose from the list below for eight additional credits:
NR 658, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
NR 711, Wetland Ecology and Management
NR 716, Wetland Delineation
NR 719, Wetlands Restoration and Mitigation
NR 751, Aquatic Ecosystems
NR 760, Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources
ESCI 710, Groundwater Hydrology
ZOOL 708, Stream Ecology
ZOOL 717,  Lake Ecology

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