MS Agriculture, Specialization in Water Engineering

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Program Learning Objectives

Graduates are prepared to:

  1. Demonstrate expertise and the use of technology in their respective discipline.
  2. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  3. Make choices based on an understanding of personal and professional ethics and respect for diversity of people and ideas.
  4. Recognize leadership principles and skills.
  5. Evaluate and solve problems using critical thinking.
  6. Demonstrate an appreciation for sustainability and global perspectives.
Required Courses
ESCI 501Research Planning4
STAT 511Statistical Methods4
STAT 513Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models4
Select from the Following:2-3
Graduate Seminar
Graduate Seminar I
and Graduate Seminar II
BRAE 414Irrigation Engineering4
BRAE 532Water Wells and Pumps4
BRAE 533Irrigation Project Design4
CE 533Advanced Water Resources Engineering4
BRAE 599Thesis in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (2, 2, 5)9
Approved Electives
Select from the following: 16
Agricultural Irrigation Systems
Groundwater Hydraulics and Hydrology
Engineering Hydrology
Hydraulic Systems Engineering
Computer Applications in Water Resources with Geographic Info Systems (GIS)
Introduction to Hazardous Waste Management
Water and Wastewater Treatment Design
Physico-Chemical Water and Wastewater Treatment
Sustainable Environmental Engineering
Public Finance and Cost-Benefit Analysis
Economics of Land and Water
Total units45-46