Wetlands Science and Management Certificate
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/BIOL 312||FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL SCIENCE||4|
|GEOG 325||WETLAND SCIENCE I||4|
|GEOG 490||THE GEOGRAPHER'S CAPSTONE||5|
|PLAN 430||ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING||5|
|Electives-choose two courses from the following||8-10|
|Other courses can be substituted as electives if selected in consultation with and approved by the Wetlands Certificate coordinator.|
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I|
|ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS|
|LAND USE PLANNING|
Student Learning Outcomes—students will
- 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.