Water Science and Management - Master of Science
This degree is designed primarily for students who wish to complement their primary discipline by obtaining scientific, technical, and managerial expertise in water. The Master’s degree can be earned with 26 credits of formal course work, plus 6 additional thesis research credits, as detailed below. The degree also has five available concentrations.
|AEEC 575||Economics of Water Resource Management and Policy||3|
|RGSC 518||Watershed Methods and Management||3|
|or SOIL 456||Irrigation and Drainage|
|Select one from the following: 1||3-4|
|Statistical Inference I||4|
|Spatial Analysis and Modelling||3|
|Seminar Credit OR Select one from the following: 2||1|
|Arid Land Water Resources||3|
|Water and Sustainable Economic Development||3|
|Research Design and History of Geographic Thought||3|
|Electives chosen in consultation with the student’s committee (enough to meet the required minimum of 32 credits)||16|
|WSAM 599||Masters Thesis||6|
With the consent of the instructor and the approval of the student's advisor, C E 582 Statistical Hydrology or GEOG 585 Spatial Analysis and Modelling may be used as a substitute.
Seminar may be substituted by WSAM 605 Arid Land Water Resources, or WSAM 610 Water and Sustainable Economic Development, or GEOG 501 Research Design and History of Geographic Thought.