Water Resources Certificate | Department of Geography and the Environment

Water Resources Certificate

The Water Resources Certificate focuses on the study of water above, upon, and beneath the earth's surface. The certificate provides a foundation in the study of water resources, including the basics of hydrology and area courses from which students may select options in biology, emergency management, geography and/or philosophy (15 credit hours). Questions? Contact Dr. Feifei Pan or Dr. Paul Hudak. View the catalog description and requirements here.

Read more about careers in water resources here and here.

Required Courses:

  • GEOG 3800 Weather and Climate
  • GEOG 4750 Surface Water Hydrology
  • GEOL 4850 Introduction to Groundwater Hydrology

Additional Courses (choose two):

  • BIOL 4085 Fish Diversity and Ecology
  • BIOL 4380 Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicology
  • EADP 4015 Flood Plain Management
  • GEOG 4260 Oceanography (new addition!)
  • GEOL 3010 Environmental Geology
  • PHIL 4650 Philosophy of Water

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