Certificate in Wetlands Science & Management

Curriculum & Requirements

Wetlands Science and Management Certificate, Undergraduate

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 411FIELD BOTANY5
GEOG 203FUNDAMENTALS OF SURFACE HYDROLOGY5
GEOG/BIOL 312FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL SCIENCE4
GEOG 325WETLAND SCIENCE I4
PLAN 430ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING5
Electives–choose two courses from the following8-10
Other courses can be substituted as electives if chosen in consultation with and approved by the Wetlands Certificate coordinator.
LIMNOLOGY
STREAM ECOLOGY
RIPARIAN ECOLOGY
WATER RESOURCES
GEOMORPHOLOGY
RIVERS AND FLOODS
GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
LAND USE PLANNING
Total Credits31-33

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