New Water Science Option

Posted: November 17, 2010

Water Science option has students getting their feet wet!

Students with an interest in water quality issues and the management and sustainability of this precious natural resource will find the Water Science option an excellent way to build upon a future career in water resources. Students in the Water Science option learn to test stream samples, gather groundwater data, and take hydrological measurements in the field and in the lab.

Graduates will have the opportunity to work with government agencies, private consulting firms and nonprofit organizations on issues such as land-use practices and erosion control, protecting wetlands, identifying and remediating contaminated aquatic systems, and performing environmental and hydrological assessments.