2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Water and Watersheds

Summer quarter

Faculty: Paul Pickett

Fields of Study: environmental studies and sustainability studies

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40141 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening

Prerequisites: one quarter of introductory environmental studies


Water has been described as the “Oil of the 21st Century”. The world’s limited supply of water faces huge challenges of human demand and contamination. This course explores the many dimensions of water resources and the critical problems of managing water for humans and the environment. An integrating focus for the course will be watersheds, where many dimensions of environmental function and human activity overlap.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Mon/Wed (Jul. 25 - Aug. 24)

Preparatory for studies or careers in: environmental studies, sciences, planning, or activism.

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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