Water Science and Society Certificate

The Water Science and Society Certificate provides students from a range of majors with foundational knowledge in water science and policy.  Students take courses in the biological, physical, and policy sciences, and courses focused on skills relevant to understanding and managing water.  The certificate culminates in a capstone experience that enables students to apply conceptual water knowledge to a project. 

W.A Franke College of Forestry & Conservation

Degree Specific Credits: 15

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Summary

Social/Policy3
Physical3
Biological/Ecological3
Skills3
Capstone3
Total Hours15
 

Social/Policy

Complete one of the following courses:3
Advanced Water Policy
Water Policy
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Physical

Complete one of the following courses:3
Global Water
Hydrogeology
Hydrology
Watershed Hydrology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Biological/Ecolgoical

Complete one of the following courses:3
Freshwater Ecology
Stream Ecology
Ecology of Small & Large Lakes
Biology and Mgmnt of Fishes
Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Skills

Complete one of the following courses:3
Data Visualization
Principles of Microeconomics
Economics of the Environment
Int Env Econ & Clim Change
Intro to GIS and Cartography
Planning Principles & Processes
Environmental Planning
Community & Regional Analysis
Spatial Analysis & GIS
Remote Sensing/Raster GIS
Collab in Nat Res Decisions
Public Administration
Public Policy Cycle and the Climate
Special Topics (Agency Policy-Making)
Nat Res Interp and Comm
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Capstone

Complete one of the following courses:3
Painting II
Seminar- Environmental Drawing
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-