Water Resources Minor

Earth, the water planet. As the basis for life, water is an essential resources that needs to be managed and protected.

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Undergraduate research and internship experiences are plentiful.

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What You’ll Learn

Water resources and hydrology cover a wide range of fields, essentially anything that deals with water. In some areas it's quantity, in other it's water quality. You will investigate topics ranging from sustainable use to minimizing flood risk. All of this is built on a fundamental understanding of how the Earth works, and how humans interact with it.

A minor in water resources can give you tools that can be applied in wide variety of science-related jobs, from geology to agriculture and beyond.

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Last Updated 4/19/22