Course Description

Introduction to Fresh Water: Processes and Policy, ENVS 65

Introduction to freshwater resources from multiple scientific and policy perspectives. After a review of basic concepts, water issues affecting cities, farms, open space, and multiple-use landscapes are studied. Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have previously received credit for course 165.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Environmental Studies

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Physical Science (non-lab)

UC Merced:
Unit Credit
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - one course towards Natural Science; TMC Physics Natural Science; Sixth - 1 Analytical Methodologies; Muir: petition as one course in a matching Natural Sciences sequence; ERC - 1 natural science, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Natural Sciences and Engineering; Muir: 1 course in a Natural Science theme in "Chemistry, Physics, and the Environment"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Area C - Science, Mathematics, and Technology

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-E

Course Fees

None

More About The Course

One book is required to be purchased or checked out from your library. All other reading and course materials are on the course site.

Course Creator

Brent Haddad
Prof. Haddad created this class to reach students are interested in fresh water issues and policy.  He wants his students to take away new knowledge and appreciation about the world-wide importance of fresh water resources.  He has won numerous teaching awards and published about many aspects of water policy and management. He has undertaken research projects involving local, state, and national water issues, and even water management on the International Space Station!  Currently he is helping several public universities in Egypt improve their water research and teaching capacity on a project funded by USAID.


 
Prof. Haddad created this class to reach students are interested in fresh water issues and policy.  He wants his students to take away new knowledge and appreciation about the world-wide importance of fresh water resources.  He has won numerous teaching awards and published about many aspects of water policy and management. He has undertaken research projects involving local, state, and ...

Prof. Haddad created this class to reach students are interested in fresh water issues and policy.  He wants his students to take away new knowledge and appreciation about the world-wide importance of fresh water resources.  He has won numerous teaching awards and published about many aspects of water policy and management. He has undertaken research projects involving local, state, and national water issues, and even water management on the International Space Station!  Currently he is helping several public universities in Egypt improve their water research and teaching capacity on a project funded by USAID.


 

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