Water Resources Management Minor

Environmental Sciences: Hydrology Option
Water Resources Management Minor

Program Overview

Students in biology, environmental conservation studies, forestry, plant biology, wildlife and conservation biology, environmental engineering, environmental and resource economics, community and environmental planning, and related fields should consider a minor in water resources management. There is a strong demand among consulting firms, state and federal agencies, and not-for-profit organizations for persons with knowledge and experience relevant to water resource management. The minor consists of 20 credits (totaling five courses) with grades of C- or better, and no pass/fail courses. No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.


Natural Resources and the Environment
114 James Hall
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-1022

Curriculum & Requirements

NR 504Freshwater Resources4
NR 703Watershed Water Quality Management4
ESCI 705Principles of Hydrology4
Select 8 additional credits of the following:8
NR 658
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
NR 711
Wetland Ecology and Management
NR #719
Wetlands Restoration and Mitigation
NR 751
Aquatic Ecosystems
NR 760
Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources
ESCI 710
Groundwater Hydrology
MEFB 717
Lake Ecology
Total Credits20

For additional information, contact the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, (603) 862-1022.

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