Science and Management


Entry Requirements


Coursework in the following is required for (M.S. and Ph.D.) admission to the Water Resources Science & Management Option Area. Provisional admission for M.S. students may be granted to those who have completed the majority of this coursework, provided the remaining coursework is completed as deficiency requirements.

Calculus (6 credits)
Statistics (3 credits)
Chemistry or Physics or Biology/Ecology (6 credits total)



Common Courses

The following courses are required of both M.S. and Ph.D. students in all of the Water Resources Option Areas.

WR 501 Water Resources Seminar (1 cr.)
WR 506 Integrated Water Resources Methods (3 cr.)
WR 507 Integrated Water Resources Projects (3 cr.) *Available spring 2009
A 500 (or 900 in LAW) level elective in either Engineering & Science or Law, Management & Policy Option Areas (3 cr. for Ph.D.)


Core Courses

M.S. students are required to take 6 credits, and Ph.D. students are required to take 9 credits from the following:

FOR 462 Watershed Science and Management (3 cr.) or BAE 450 Environmental Hydrology (3 cr.)
STAT 401 Statistical Analysis (3 cr.) or GEOE 428 Geostatistics (3 cr.)
BAE 565 Hydrologic Processes and Modeling (3 cr.) or Biol515 Plant Environmental Biophysics (3 cr.) and Biol436 Lab (1 cr.)
HYDR 509 Quantitative Hydrogeology (3 cr.)
FISH 415 Limnology (3 cr.)

 
Electives for Science & Management Option Area

As noted, one elective must be in either Engineering & Science or Law, Management & Policy Option Areas for PhD students. A core course may be considered an elective course once the core requirements are satisfied. Electives not listed below will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

CE 523 Water Resources Systems (3 cr.)
CE 526 Aquatic Habitat Modeling (3 cr.)
CE 533 Water Quality Management (3 cr.)
GEOE 420 Erosion and Sediment Control (3 cr.)
GEOG 401 Climatology (3 cr.)
GEOG 518 Climate and Hydroclimate Modeling (3 cr.)
GEOG 524 GIS & Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology (3 cr.)
GEOL 410 Techniques of Groundwater Study (3 cr.)
GEOL 421 Environmental Geophysics (3 cr.)
GEOL 423 Principles of Geochemistry (3 cr.)
GEOL 518 Geomicrobiology (3 cr.)
GEOL 564 Geochemistry of Natural Waters (3 cr.)
FISH 415 Limnology (3 cr.)
FISH 430 Riparian Ecology (3 cr.)
FISH 435 Wetland Ecology & Management (3 cr.)
FISH 510 Advanced Fisheries Management (3 cr.)
FISH 515 Large River Fisheries (3 cr.)
FISH 530 Stream Ecology (3 cr.)
FOR 515 Physical Hydrology (3 cr.)
FOR 516 Current Literature in the Hydrologic Effects of Forest Management (3 cr.)
HYDR J509 Quantitative Hydrogeology (3 cr.)
HYDR J512 Environmental Hydrogeology (3 cr.)
HYDR 513 Applied Hydrogeologic Concepts (3 cr.)
HYDR 514 Groundwater and Surface Water Interaction (3 cr.)
HYDR WS 566 Groundwater Geochemistry (3 cr.)
HYDR 568 Aquifer Test Design and Analysis (3 cr.)
HYDR 572 Groundwater Management (3 cr.)
HYDR 576 Fundamentals of Modeling Hydrogeologic Systs (3 cr.)
HYDR 577 Computer Applications in Hydrogeology (3 cr.)
SOILS 415 Soil and Environmental Physics (3 cr.)
SOILS 528 Advanced Chemistry of Soil Environment (3 cr.)
STAT 507 Experimental Design (3 cr.)
STAT 514 Nonparametric Statistics (3 cr.)
STAT 519 Multivariate Analysis (3 cr.)
WSU SOILS 514 Environmental Biophysics (2 cr.)
WSU SOILS 515 Environmental Biophysics Laboratory (1 cr.)


Electives with prerequisites beyond those for Science & Management

BAE 458 Open Channel Hydraulics (3 cr.)
BAE 552 Environmental Water Quality (3 cr.)
BAE 551 Advanced Hydrology (3 cr.)
BAE 550 Natural Channel Flow (3 cr.)
BAE WS 556 Natural Systems for Wastewater Treatment (3 cr.)
BAE 558 Fluid Dynamics of Porous Media (3 cr.)
BAE WS 566 Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Control (3 cr.)
BAE WS 590 Adv Theory of Irrigation Water Requirements (3 cr.)
CE 402 Applied Numerical Methods for Engineers (3 cr.)
CE 421/BAE451 Engineering Hydrology (3 cr.)
CE 521 Sedimentation Engineering (3 cr.)
CE 520 Fluid Dynamics (3 cr.)
CE 528 Stochastic Hydrology (3 cr.)

 Course descriptions: http://www.registrar.uidaho.edu/catalogs/catalogs.html