Water Resources Management Curriculum

Thesis Option

Course Work

  • One required course: WRM 706–Research Methods in Water Resources Management (three credits)
  • Six credits in hydrologic sciences courses required (GEOL or CEE courses)
  • Three additional credits in science, math or engineering courses required (see listing of BIOL, CEE, CHEM, GEOL, MATH, ME, PHYS, or STAT courses)
  • Nine credits in management, public administration, economics, law, or political science courses required (see listing of ECON, ENV, HIST, LAW, MGT, MIS, PSC, or PUA courses)
  • Six credits of electives (see listing BIOL, CEE, CHEM, ECON, ENV, GEOL, HIST, LAW, MATH, ME, MGT, MIS, PHYS, PSC, PUA, or STAT courses)

Note: A minimum of 15 credit hours must be in 700–level courses. A 3.0 gpa is required in all course work used in the degree program.

Thesis:

WRM 798 (six credits)

Final Examination

There will be a final oral thesis defense examination.

Non-Thesis Option

Course Work

  • One required course: WRM 706–Research Methods in Water Resources Management (three credits)
  • Six credits in hydrologic sciences courses required (GEOL or CEE courses)
  • Six additional credits in science, math or engineering courses required (see listing of BIOL, CEE, CHEM, GEOL, MATH, ME, PHYS, or STAT courses)
  • Twelve credits in management, public administration, economics, law, or political science courses required (see listing of ECON, ENV, HIST, LAW, MGT, MIS, PSC, or PUA courses)
  • Six credits of electives (see listing BIOL, CEE, CHEM, ECON, ENV, GEOL, HIST, LAW, MATH, ME, MGT, MIS, PHYS, PSC, PUA, or STAT courses)

Note: A minimum of 15 credit hours must be in 700–level courses. A 3.0 gpa is required in all course work used in the degree program.

Professional Paper:

WRM 796 (three credits)