The University of New Mexico
WR: Water Resources Catalog Description

  Three Year Fall Semester Average
Course Catalog Description Enrollment Section
WR552   1.00 25.00 2.67
WR571 Students examine contemporary issues in water resource systems, including water quality; ecosystem health; stakeholder concerns; economics; and water supply, policy, management and allocation. Emphasis on teamwork, cooperation, and oral, written and graphic communication. {Fall}
WR572 (Also offered as ECON 545.) Practical aspects of the different technical models used by water resource professionals: hydrological, economic, ecological, etc. Students use models to solve problems. Emphasis on oral, written and graphic communication. Prerequisites: 571 and (ECON 106 or 300) and (EPS 562 or WR 576 or CE 541 or CE 542). {Spring} 12.67 25.00 50.67
WR573 Intensive experience with a field-based problem or suite of problems. Students work through problem identification and definition, collect/analyze data, propose solutions and present conclusions and recommendations in an appropriate forum.Restriction: WR majors only and permission of instructor. {Summer}
WR576 (Also offered as EPS 576.) Quantitative treatment of the hydrologic cycle-precipitation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, runoff and subsurface flow; global change and hydrology; catchment and hillslope hydrology; hydrologic system-ecosystem interactions; hydrology and water resources management. Prerequisites: MATH 163L and Physcs 160. Restriction: upper-division standing and permission of instructor. {Fall} 5.00 7.33 15.00
WR590 Professional experience in a public, private or non-profit organization, supervised by a water resource professional.Restriction: permission of program director. {Fall, Spring, Summer} 0.33 25.00 1.00
WR595 Variable course content depending upon student demand and instructor availability. Restriction: permission of instructor. 1.00 9.00 1.00
WR598   13.33 259.33 20.00

"WR: Water Resources "Three Fall Subject Average - Enroll: 33.33 Capacity: 350.67 Credits: 90.33'