River Studies and Leadership Certificate, Undergraduate

Note: courses taken to satisfy core requirements cannot be used to satisfy emphasis area courses, i.e. no double dipping.

Required Core Courses
Geographic Information Science
GEOG 323GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I: SPATIAL ANALYSIS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES3
River Science–choose one
BIOL 445STREAM ECOLOGY5
or GEOG 203 FUNDAMENTALS OF SURFACE HYDROLOGY
or GEOG 413 RIVERS AND FLOODS
River Policy
POLI 324COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL WATER POLICY5
Swiftwater Rescue–choose one
RCLS 330INTERMEDIATE WHITEWATER KAYAKING2-4
or RCLS 375 WHITEWATER RAFTING GUIDE TECHNIQUES
Emphasis Coursework–complete one of the following emphasis areas7-10
River Science Emphasis Area–choose two courses
LIMNOLOGY
STREAM ECOLOGY
RIPARIAN ECOLOGY
ICHTHYOLOGY
FUNDAMENTALS OF SURFACE HYDROLOGY
RIVERS AND FLOODS
River-based Policy and Management Emphasis Area–choose two courses
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
FISHERIES BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
ENERGY/WATER NEXUS
WATER RESOURCES
RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
River-based Recreation, Education, and Tourism Emphasis Area–choose both
PUBLIC LANDS AND OUTDOOR RECREATION
OUTDOOR RECREATION AQUATIC PROGRAMS
Total Credits22-27