Hydrology, water resources, and environmental fluid mechanics engineering encompass the planning, design, and operation of water projects. The courses listed below present information in the fields of hydraulics and fluid mechanics, surface and groundwater hydrology, coastal engineering and the computer modeling of water resource systems. Graduates with a background in these areas find employment in both the private and public sectors. The courses also provide background for graduate study.
Hydrology and hydrodynamics senior year faculty mentoring session recordings
This is a general guide. Please consult your faculty mentor for more information.
|Professional Practice Studio
|Water Resources and Hydraulic Engr Capstone Design Project, or another CEE capstone course options
Strongly recommended courses
|Data Analysis in Water Sciences
|Coastal Engineering I
|Hydraulics of Sediment Transport
|Analysis Techniques for Groundwater Flow
|Hydraulic Design for Environmental Engineering
|Stormwater Management and Treatment
|Advanced Remote Sensing and Earth Observation
|Geospatial Data Analysis
|Water Systems Management and Operations
|Air Quality Modeling
For complete list of CEE courses, see Course Catalog.
Undergraduates with special interest in hydrology/hydrodynamics may be eligible to take some courses at the graduate level (with 500-level course numbers). Please consult with the faculty instructor for the course. Faculty permission and an add code is required to register for CEE 500-level classes. Submit the add code request online, note faculty permission and forward the email faculty approval to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in hydrology/hydrodynamics?
There are many UW student chapter of professional associations you may want to explore and join:
- American Public Works Association (APWA)
- American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
- American Water Works Association (AWWA)
- Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association
Learn more about other clubs and organizations.