Hydrology and Water Security (Online), M.E.S.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 30

Program Code: M518

Required Courses

The requirements listed on the degree check sheet apply to the following concentrations in Hydrology and Water Security (Online):

  • Water Management M518 Q702
  • Water Quantity M518 Q703
  • Water Quality M518 Q704

This a coursework-only degree; a Non-Thesis examination is not required. 

Note: The School limits the number of transfer credit to nine hours.

Required Courses
ENGR 4223Fundamentals of Project Management3
CEES 5583Water Law3
CEES 5733Hydroclimatology3
GIS 5013Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems3
METR 5633Hydrometeorology3
Degree Emphasis
Choose one of the following:9
Concentration/Track Elective from a list maintained by the department and approved by the Graduate College3
Free Elective from a list maintained by the department and approved by the Graduate College 13
Total Credit Hours30

Students can also take core courses from the other tracks as electives, provided they have the proper prerequisites.

Water management 

CEES 5103Water Policy and Institutions3
CEES 5963Water Security3
CEES 5973Fundamental Hydrology3
Total Credit Hours9

Water quantity

CEES 5373Water Resources Systems Modeling3
CEES 5843Hydrology3
CEES 5853Groundwater and Seepage3
Total Credit Hours9

water quality

CEES 5113Water Management Chemistry3
CEES 5843Hydrology3
GEOL 6633Aqueous Geochemical Modeling3
Total Credit Hours9

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.