Courses

 

Below is a list of currently approved courses for the program. If you believe that a particular course not listed should be included in the WSSS program, or if you have any questions, please contact us.

 



Course Code

Course Title

Fall

Spring

Summer

BIO 142

Population and Community Ecology

X

 

 

BIO 143

Evolutionary Ecology

X

 

 

BIO 144

Principles of Conservation Biology

 

X

 

BIO 164

Marine Biology

 

X

 

BIO 181

Tropical Ecology and Conservation

X

 

 

CEE 112

Hydrology/Water Resource

X

 

 

CEE 133

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

 

X

 

CEE 172

Fate and Transport of Environmental Contaminants

 

X

 

CEE 194B

Water Diplomacy II

 

X

 

CEE 194C

Water Diplomacy III

 

X

 

CEE 212

Chemical Principles in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

X

 

 

CEE 213

Transport Principle in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

X

 

 

CEE 214

Environmental and Water Resources Systems

 

X

 

CEE 241

Biology, Water, and Health

X

 

 

CEE 294A

Groundwater Modelling

 

 

 

CEE 294 Section 02

Special Topics: Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management

X

 

 

CIS 203

Water Diplomacy I

 

 

 

CIS 204 

Water Diplomacy II

 

 

 

DHP P250

Elements of International Environmental Policy [Fall]

X

 

 

ECON 130

Topics in Environmental Economics [Fall]

X

 

 

EOS 132

Groundwater Chemistry and Quality

 

 

 

EOS 133

Field Methods in Hydrogeology

 

 

 

EOS 287

Subsurface Fluid Dynamics

 

 

 

EOS 288

Groundwater Modelling

 

 

 

EOS 289

Geofluids   

 

 

 

ES 152

Engineering Systems: Stochastic Models

 

 

 

EIB E246

Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

 

X

 

GEO 131

Groundwater (Cross-listed as CEE-113 and Environmental Studies 113)

 

 

 

NUTR 233

Agricultural Science and Policy I

 

X

 

NUTR 333

Agricultural Science and Policy II

X

 

 

PS 194

Politics of the Environment in the U.S.

X

 

 

UEP 174

Clean Air & Clean Water Policy

 

 

X

UEP 279

Water Resources Policy & Planning and Watershed Management

X

 

 

UEP 294

Planning for Low Impact Development (LID)

 

X

 

 

 

For students interested in further refining their courses, the WSSS courses have been categorized into four core areas:

 

  1. Water Resources Science and Technology
  2. Biological Aspects of Water, Health, and Nutrition
  3. Water Planning and Policy
  4. Economic and Systems Analysis

 

 

Water Resources Science and Technology

Courses in this area focus on the physical aspects of water science and management. Eligible courses include:

 

  • CEE 0133 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design [Spring]
  • CE 112 Hydrology/Water Resource [Fall]
  • CE 172 Fate and Transport of Environmental Contaminants [Spring]
  • CE 212 Chemical Principles in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering [Fall]
  • CE 213 Transport Principle in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering [Fall]
  • CEE 0294A/EOS 288 Groundwater Modelling
  • EOS 0132 Groundwater Chemistry and Quality
  • EOS 0133 Field Methods in Hydrogeology
  • EOS 0287 Subsurface Fluid Dynamics
  • EOS 289 Geofluids

 

 


 

Biological Aspects of Water, Health, and Nutrition

This area covers public health, epidemiology, biology, ecology, and environmental impacts. Eligible courses include:

 

  • BIO 142 Population and Community Ecology [Fall]
  • BIO 143 Evolutionary Ecology [Fall]
  • BIO 144 Principles of Conservation Biology [Spring]
  • BIO 164 Marine Biology [Spring]
  • BIO 181 Tropical Ecology and Conservation [Fall]
  • CE 241 Biology, Water, and Health [Fall]

 

 


 

Water Resources Policy and Planning

Courses in this area explore the use of policy and planning to achieve desired outcomes in water resources management. Eligible courses include:

 

  • CE 294 Section 02 Special Topics: Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management [Fall]
  • CEE 0194B Water Diplomacy II [Spring]
  • CEE 0194C Water Diplomacy III [Spring]
  • CEE 0214 Water Resources Systems [Spring]
  • CE 294 Section 02 Special Topics: Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management [Fall]
  • DHP P250 Elements of International Environmental Policy [Fall]
  • NUTR 233 Agricultural Science and Policy I [Spring]
  • NUTR 333 Agricultural Science and Policy II [Fall]
  • PS 194 Politics of the Environment in the U.S. [Fall]
  • UEP 174 Clean Air & Clean Water Policy [Summer]
  • UEP 279 Water Resources Policy & Planning and Watershed Management [Fall]
  • UEP 294 Planning for Low Impact Development (LID)

 

 


 

Economics and Systems Analysis

These courses provide tools to analyze and evaluate complex, multifaceted problems. In most cases, students are also taking statistics courses as part of departmental requirements. Eligible courses include:

 

  • CE 214 Environmental and Water Resources Systems [Spring]
  • CE 294 Section 02 Special Topics: Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management [Fall]
  • ECON 130 Topics in Environmental Economics [Fall]
  • ES 152 Engineering Systems: Stochastic Models
  • Fletcher EIB E246 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics [Spring]


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