Water Management

 

Major Description.

Preparatory Subject Matter Requirements

Course IDs Course Title Quarters Offered Units Notes
Written and Oral Expression
UWP 101, 102A-G, 104A-E Upper Division Writing I, II, III, IV 4 May test out of requirement
CMN 1, 3, or DRA 10 Public Speaking I, II, III, IV 4  
Biological/Physical Science (complete all)
BIS 2A or BIS 10 or 10V Essentials of Life on Earth or General Biology I, II, III, IV 4-5  
CHE 2A or 3A or 10 General Chemistry or Concepts of Chemistry I, II, IV 4-5 CHE 10 offered in Fall only
PHY 1A Principles of Physics I, IV 3  
Biological/Physical Science (select one)
BIS 2B Principles of Ecology & Evolution I, II, III, IV 5  
CHE 2B or 3B General Chemistry II, III, IV 5  
PHY 1B Principles of Physics II 3  
Computer Science (select one)
PLS 21 Applications of Computers in Technology I, II, III 3  
SAS 18 GIS and Society   3 No longer offered
Economics
ECN 1A Principles of Microeconomics I, II, III, IV 4 Need C- or better
ECN 1B Principles of Macroeconomics I, II, III, IV 4 Need C- or better
Environmental Science (select one)
ANS 1 Domestic Animals and People I 4  
ATM 60 Introduction to Atmospheric Science I 4  
GEL 1 The Earth I, II, III 4  
PLS 12 Plants and Society I, II, III 4  
WFC 51 Introduction to Conservation Biology III 3  
Environmental Studies
ESP 1 Environmental Analysis I 4  
Mathematics
MAT 16A, 17A, or 21A Calculus I, II, III, IV 3-4 Need C- or better
MAT 16B, 17B, or 21B Calculus I, II, III, IV 3-4 Need C- or better
Political Science
POL 1 American National Government Varies 4 POL 1 is generally offered twice a year
Statistics (select one)
STA 13 Elementary Statistics I, II, III, IV 4  
STA 32 Statistical Analysis through Computers II, III 3  

I = fall quarter, II = winter quarter, III = spring quarter, IV = summer session
*Course is offered in odd years only (2015, 2017, etc.)
**Course is offered in even years only (2016, 2018, etc.)


Depth Subject Matter Requirements

NOTE: Students graduating with this major are required to attain at least a C average (2.0 GPA) in all courses taken at the university in Depth Subject Matter and pass all coursework. See requirements of the College of Agriculture & Environmental Science in the UC Davis General Catalog.
Course IDs Course Title Prerequisites Quarters Offered Units
Evaluation and Analysis
ESP 110 Principles of Environmental Science PHY 1A or 7A; MAT 16B or 17B or 21B; BIS 2A or 10 recommended II 4
ESP 160 The Policy Process POL 1; ECN 1A and STA 13 recommended III 4
ESP 168A Methods of Environmental Policy Evaluation ESP 1 or 10; STA 13 or 100; ECN 1A; ECN 100A recommended I 5
ESP 168B Methods of Environmental Policy Analysis ESP 168A III 4
Environmental Law
ESP 161 Environmental Law Upper division standing and one course in env science; POL 1 and UWP 1 recommended III 4
Environmental Impact Assessment
ESP 179 Environmental Impact Assessment ESP 1 or the equivalent II, IV 4
Research Design
ESP 178 Applied Research Methods ARE 106 or SOC 106 or STA 100 or 103 or 108 or equivalent II 4
Select one Quantitative Methods Course
ARE 106 Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Econ ARE 100A; STA 103 I, II, III, IV 4
SOC 106 Intermediate Social Statistics SOC 45B or consent of instructor I, II 5
STA 100 Applied Statistics for Biological Sciences MAT 16B or 17B or 21B I, II, III, IV 4
STA 103 Applied Statistics for Business & Economics STA 13 or 32 or 100; MAT 16B or 17B or 21B I, II, III, IV 4
STA 108 Applied Stat Methods: Regression Analysis STA 13 or 32 or 100 I, II, III, IV 4
Select one Microeconomics Course
ARE 100A Intermediate Microeconomics ECN 1A and 1B; MAT 16C or 17B or 21B; All with C- or better I, II, III, IV 4
ECN 100 Intermediate Micro Theory ECN 1A-B; MAT 16A-B or MAT 17A-B or MAT 21A-B; All with C- or better I, II, III, IV 4
Select one resource economics course
ARE/ESP 175 Natural Resource Economics ARE 100B, ECN 100, or the equivalent III 4
ARE 176 Environmental Economics ARE 100B or ECN 100 II 4
ECN 125 Energy Economics ECN 100 or ARE 100A and 100B or consent of instructor Varies 4
Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)
ABT/LDA 150 Introduction to GIS None I, III 4
Strongly recommended but not required: Select one advanced GIS or remote sensing course
ABT 181N* Concepts & Methods in GIS LDA 150 or consent of instructor II 4
ABT/HYD 182** Environmental Analysis with GIS LDA 150 or equiv GIS exp, bio and/or ecology courses rec. II 4
ESM 186 Environmental Remote Sensing MAT 16B; PHY 7C or 9B; LDA 150 recommended II 5
ESM 185 Aerial Photo Interpretation & Rmt Sensing Upper division standing I 4

 

I = fall quarter, II = winter quarter, III = spring quarter, IV = summer session


Required Courses

Note: The same course cannot be used to meet both a depth requirement and a track requirement at the same time.
Course IDs Course Title Prerequisites Quarters Units
Select two policy courses
ESP 166** Ocean & Coastal Policy ESP 1 or consent of instructor II 3
ESP 169** Water Policy and Politics ECN 1A or POL 1 recommended III 3
HYD 150 Water Law Upper division standing or consent of instructor II 3
Select any two courses from the lists below
Freshwater/General Water Science
ESM 100 Principles of Hydrologic Science CHE 2B; Math 16B; PHY 7A or 9A I 4
ESM 121 Water Science & Management PHY 10 or GEL 1 III 3
ESP 151 Limnology BIS 2A and 2B; BIS 2C and ESP 100 or EVE 101 recommended III 4
ESP 155 Wetland Ecology BIS 2A or equivalent; ESP 100 or EVE 101 recommended I 4
GEL 134† Env Geology & Land Use Planning One course in Geology (1 or 50 rec) or consent of instructor   3
HYD 141 Physical Hydrology PHY 9B; MAT 21B; HYD 100 recommended I 4
HYD 143** Hydrological Processes in Ecosystems HYD 10 or 141 or ESP 1 or ESP 100 or 108 or 120 or GEL 1 or 50 or SSC 100 II 3
SSC 118 Soils in Land Use & the Environment SSC 100 or equivalent or consent of instructor III 4
WFC 120 Biology & Conservation of Fishes BIS 2A-C; upper division ecology course recommended I 3
Coastal
BIS 124 Coastal Marine Research Acceptance into the Bodega Marine Lab summer program IV 3
ESP 116N Oceanography GEL 1, 2, 16, or 50 II 3
ESP 150C Biological Oceanography Acceptance into the Bodega Marine Lab summer program IV 3
ESP 152 Coastal Oceanography Acceptance into the Bodega Marine Lab summer program IV 3
ESP 124 Marine and Coastal Field Ecology Acceptance into the Bodega Marine Lab summer program IV 3

†Future availability unknown
I = fall quarter, II = winter quarter, III = spring quarter, IV = summer session
*Course is offered in odd years only (2015, 2017, etc.)
**Course is offered in even years only (2016, 2018, etc.)