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Currently Taught WATS Courses


WATS 1200 BLS - Biodiversity and Sustainability - Spring - Dr. Edd Hammill

WATS 2000 - Natural Resources Professional Orientation - Fall and Spring - Dr. Peter Wilcock, Kuhns, Busby, R. Schmidt - Syllabus (Wilcock)

WATS 2220 - General Ecology - Fall and Spring - Dr. Trisha Atwood

WATS 2250 - Introductory Internship/Co-op - Independent, Work with advisor

WATS 3000 DSC - Oceanography -  Spring - Nancy Mesner - Syllabus

WATS 3100 DSC/CI - Fish Diversity and Conservation - Fall - Dr. Jereme Gaeta - Syllabus

WATS 3110 - Fish Diversity Laboratory - Fall - Dr. Jereme Gaeta - Syllabus

WATS 3450 - Introduction to Coral Reefs - Field Course - Summer - Dr. Trisha Atwood and Dr. Edd Hammill - Syllabus

WATS 3600 - Geomorphology - Fall - Dr. Joel Pederson (Odd years), Dr. Patrick Belmont (Even years)

WATS 3700 CI - Fundamentals of Watershed Science - Fall - Dr. Patrick Belmont - Syllabus

WATS 4000/6000 - Natural Resources Teaching Experiences - Fall and Spring - Nancy Mesner - Syllabus

WATS 4110/6110 - Biogeochemistry: Tracking Environmental Processes and Change - Fall - Dr. Janice Brahney - Syllabus

WATS 4250 - Advanced Internship/Co-op - Independent, Work with Advisor

WATS 4490/6490 QI - Small Watershed Hydrology - Fall - Dr. Patrick Belmont - Syllabus

WATS 4500/6500) - Limnology: Ecology of Inland Waters - Fall - Dr. Janice Brahney - Syllabus

WATS 4530/6530 - Water Quality and Pollution - Fall – Nancy Mesner - Syllabus

WATS 4650/6650  - Principles in Fishery Management - Spring - Dr. Brett Roper - Syllabus

WATS 4930/6920 - Advanced GIS and Spatial Analysis - Spring - Shannon Belmont - Syllabus

WATS 4931/6921 - GIS Research - Spring - Shannon Belmont

WATS 4950 - Special Topics - Fall, Spring, Summer, Independent, Work with advisor

WATS 4960 - Directed Readings - Fall, Spring, Summer, Independent, Work with advisor

WATS 4970 - Undergraduate Research - Fall, Spring, Summer, Independent, Work with advisor

WATS 4980/6800/7800 - Watershed Sciences Departmental Seminar - Fall, Spring

WATS 5150/6150 - Fluvial Geomorphology - Fall - Dr. Jack Schmidt - Syllabus

WATS 5200 - Fish Habitats - Fall - Dr. Nick Bouwes - Syllabus

WATS 5300 - Principles of Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration - Spring - Dr. Karin Kettenring - Syllabus

WATS 5310 - Ecology of Restoration and Wetland & Riparian Plants - Spring - Dr. Karin Kettenring - Syllabus

WATS 5330/6330 - Large River Management - Spring - Dr. Jack Schmidt

WATS 5340 - Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems Capstone I - Fall - Dr. Peter Wilcock and Dr. Joe Wheaton - Syllabus

WATS 5350 - Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems Capstone II - Spring - Dr. Peter Wilcock and Dr. Joe Wheaton - Syllabus

WATS 5550 - Freshwater Invertebrate - Spring - Dr. Chuck Hawkins and Joe Kotynek

WATS 5680/6880 - Paleoclimatology - Spring - Dr. Joel Pederson

WATS 6050 - Aquatic Ecosystems and Water Resources Modeling - Fall - Dr. Sarah Null - Syllabus

WATS 6230/7230 - Fish Ecology - Fall - Dr. Phaedra Budy


WATS 6240 - Graduate Internship/Co-op - Independent, Work with advisor

WATS 6260 - Watershed Sciences Graduate Student Induction Course - Fall - Course Website - Dr. Peter Wilcock

WATS 6340 - Prioritizing Conservation and Management Actions with Marxan - Spring - Dr. Edd Hammill - Syllabus

WATS 6400 - Communicating Science: A Short Course for Graduate Students - Spring - Dr. Chuck Hawkins - Syllabus

WATS 6450 - Ecological Analysis with Mixed Effects Models - Fall - Dr. Jereme Gaeta - Syllabus

WATS 6491 - Streamflow Analysis - Fall - Dr. Patrick Belmont

WATS 6700 - Restoration Ecology - Spring - Dr. Karin Kettenring - Syllabus

WATS 6840  - Fluvial Hydraulics and Ecohydraulics  - Spring - Dr. Joe Wheaton

WATS 6850 - Geomorphic Change Detection: Restoration Monitoring - Short Course - Dates vary - Dr. Joe Wheaton

WATS 6860 - Partnering with Beaver in Restoration Design - Summer - Dr. Joe Wheaton

WATS 6870 - Ecology Seminar - Fall

WATS 6910 - Directed Study - Independent

WATS 6915 - GIS Fundamentals - Spring - Shannon Belmont

WATS 6970 - Thesis Research - Independent

WATS 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement - Independent

WATS 7910 - Directed Study – Independent

WATS 7970 - Dissertation Research –Independent

WATS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement – Independent