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Water Resources Minor

Scott Wolcott, Adviser
(585) 475-6647, sbwite@rit.edu

The water resources minor broadens the learning experiences and professional opportunities of students in technical disciplines who have an interest in courses related to water treatment, wastewater treatment, hydrology, the environment and society.

Course
Required Courses
CVET-250, 251 Hydraulics and Lab
CVET-450 Principles of Water and Wastewater Treatment
Electives
Choose one course from group A and one from Group B. A third course may be chosen from either group.
   Group A
   CVET-451    Design of Water Treatment
   CVET-452    Groundwater Hydraulics
   CVET-453    Stormwater Management
   Group B
   CVET-423    GIS for CETEMS
   ESHS-500    Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability
   STSO-421    Environmental Policy

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The water resources minor broadens the learning experiences and professional opportunities of students in technical disciplines who have an interest in engineering technology. Students choose from a variety of courses to expand their knowledge of water treatment, wastewater treatment, hydrology, and the environment.

Prerequisites:
0610-302 Introduction to Statics
College-level chemistry

Required Course:
0608-420,421 Hydraulics and Lab

Electives—choose four additional courses, including one from each of the two groups:

0508-484 Environmental Policy

Hydrology and Hydraulics Group
0608-480 Groundwater Hydraulics
0608-482 Stormwater Management
0608-485 Hydraulic Structures

Water and Wastewater Group
0608-432 Water and Wastewater Transportation
0608-438 Principles of Water and Wastewater Treatment
0608-510 Design of Water Treatment Facilities
0608-520 Design of Wastewater Treatment Facilities