Current Students

Hydrology & Hydrodynamics Degree Requirements 2019-2020

Print version: Hydrology & Hydrodynamics degree requirements

Research Track (Thesis Option) Professional Master's Program (Coursework Option)
  • 33 credits of coursework
  • 9 credits of CEE 700 – Master's Thesis (max 12 credits with faculty approval)
  • 42 credits of coursework

Coursework requirements

  • 18 credits minimum 500 level coursework
  • 18 credits minimum of 400-500 level coursework
  • 300 and below coursework does not count towards a graduate degree
  • 499 credits do not count toward a graduate degree
  • All CEWA coursework (except seminars) taken for numeric grade
  • No more than 2 credits of seminar to count towards degree

GPA requirements

  • 2.7 minimum grade for a course to count
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA

Other requirements:

  • 6 credits maximum of approved transfer credits
  • 6 year max to complete degree (including official On Leave status)
Course # Course Name Credits
CEE 475 Analysis Tech for Groundwater Flow 3
CEWA 574 Hydraulics of Sediment Transport 4
CEWA 565 Data Analysis in Water Sciences 4
CEWA 596 Fate & Transport of Chem in the Enviro 3
CEWA 576 Physical Hydrology 4
CEWA 578 Water Res Sys Manage & Ops 3
OR
CEWA 579 Quantitative Water Management 3

Hydrology

Course # Course Name Credits
CEE 424 GIS for Civil Engineers 3
CEWA 566 Sat Remote Sensing for Water Res 3
CEE 481 Hydraulic Design for Env Engrs 3
CEWA 568 Snow Hydrology 3
CEWA 564 Advanced Hydrology 3
CEWA 577 Open Channel Engineering 4
CEWA 599 Advanced Surveying 3
ESS 421 Introduction to Geological Remote Sensing 4
ESS 426 Fluvial Geomorphology 5
SEFS 507 Soils & Land Use Problems 4
SEFS 520 GIS in Forest Resources 5
URBDP 526 Floodplain Management and Planning for Coastal and River Communities 3

Hydrodynamics

Course # Course Name Credits
CEWA 570 Hydrodynamics 4
CEWA 572 Numerical Modeling of Hydrodynamics 3
CEWA 573 Water Wave Mech for Coastal Eng 4
CEWA 577 Open Channel Engineering 4
AA 543 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
ME 543 Fluid Turbulence 3
OCEAN 511 Fluid Dynamics 4
OCEAN 512 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics 4

Fate & Transport

Course # Course Name Credits
CEE 462 Applied Limnology and Pollutant Effects on Freshwater 3
CEE 483 Drinking Water Treatment 3
CEWA 540 Microbiological Process Fundamentals 3
CEWA 543 Aquatic Chemistry 4
CEWA 545 Environmental Organic Chemistry 4
CEWA 549 Adv Topics in Enviro Eng, Chem, and Bio 3
CEWA 550 Environmental Chemical Modeling 3
CEWA 580 Water-Quality Management 3
SEFS 507 Soils & Land Use Problems 4