The Water Center, in partnership with the School of Global Environmental Sustainability, is proud to offer the Sustainable Water Interdisciplinary Minor (SWIM). The SWIM offers all undergraduate students an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of the many dimensions of water management. By taking advantage of the outstanding water expertise available at CSU, students can prepare themselves for water-related careers or graduate school.
Students will complete 21 credits* in core and elective courses that are particularly relevant to today’s water manager. Completion of the program is certified on the student’s academic record.
AREC/ECON 240: Issues in Environmental Economics (3 credits)
AREC 342: Water Law, Policy, and Institutions (3 credits)
GR/WR 304: Sustainable Watersheds (3 credits)
Foundations of Water
A minimum of 6 credits in Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Ecology, Geology, and Physics courses
Context of Water
A minimum of 6 credits in Social, Economic, Ecological, Biological, and Physical Sciences courses
* A minimum of 12 upper-division (300-400 level) courses are required to complete the SWIM