Wetlands Science and Management Certificate, Undergraduate
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This certificate program is open to all majors.
The Certificate in Wetlands Science and Management provides EWU students with a focused training in the field of Wetland Science. The curriculum encompasses both the physical science that defines wetlands and the social context of wetlands in terms of their functions and value to society.
Successful completion of the Wetlands Certificate requires 23 credits of required class work and 8–10 credits of electives for a total of 31–33 credits. Coursework is interdisciplinary, blending together classes from biology, geography and planning.
|Required Certificate Courses|
|BIOL 411||FIELD BOTANY||5|
|GEOG 203||FUNDAMENTALS OF SURFACE HYDROLOGY||5|
|GEOG/BIOL 312||FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL SCIENCE||4|
|GEOG 325||WETLAND SCIENCE I||4|
|PLAN 430||ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING||5|
|Electives–choose two courses from the following||8-10|
Other courses can be substituted as electives if chosen in consultation with and approved by the Wetlands Certificate coordinator.
|RIVERS AND FLOODS|
|ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS|
|LAND USE PLANNING|
Students who successfully earn a Wetlands Science and Management Certificate from EWU should be able to do the following:
- be able to communicate information about wetlands in written, oral, and mapped forms;
- be able to identify and analyze wetlands landscapes in a field work setting;
- be able to work in teams;
- demonstrate mastery of the foundational concepts of the social context of wetlands;
- demonstrate mastery of the foundational concepts of wetlands science.