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Contact: Adam Davis

Academic Outreach Specialist
adam.davis@wku.edu
(270) 745-5011

Contact: Jason Polk, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Water Resource Studies
jason.polk@wku.edu
(270) 745–5015


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Online Associate Degree in Water Resource Management

Curriculum

The Water Resource Management Associate Degree consists of 60 hours of academic credit in the following categories:

General Education – (15 hours)

Science Core – (21 hours)

Concentration Specific – 3 tracks (24 hours)

  • Water Operations
  • Wastewater Operations
  • Water Utility Management

WRM General Education

15 Hours

  • ENGL100C/ENG100: Intro to College Writing (3 hours)
  • POLS110C/PS110: American National Government (3 hours)
  • MA116C/MATH116: College Algebra (3 hours)
  • Category B: Humanities Elective (3 hours)
  • Category C: Social & Behavioral Science Elective (3 hours)

WRM Science Core

21 Hours

  • BIO113C/BIOL113: General Biology (3 hours)
  • BIO207C/BIOL207: General Microbiology (3 hours)
  • CHM101C/CHEM101: Intro to Chemistry (3 hours)
  • GEO100C/GEOL100: Intro to Physical Environment (3 hours)
  • PHYS101: Concepts of Motion (3 hours)
  • MA117C/MATH117: Trigonometry (3 hours)
  • ENV280: Intro to Environmental Science (3 hours)

Concentration: Drinking Water Operations

Drinking Water Operations: WRTE (24 hours)

  • WTTI200: Water Supply & Wastewater Control (3 hours)
  • WTTI212: Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection (3 hours)
  • WTTI222: Water & Wastewater Instrumentation & Control (3 hours)
  • WTTI226: Water Chemistry (3 hours)
  • WTTI210: Intro to Water Treatment Processes (3 hours)
  • WTTI220: Calculations & Hydraulics for Water (3 hours)
  • WTTI230: Advanced Water Treatment Processes (3 hours)
  • WTTI291: Internship in Utility Operations (3 hours)

Concentration: Wastewater Operations

Wastewater Operations: WRWT (24 hours)

  • WTTI200: Water Supply & Wastewater Control (3 hours)
  • WTTI212: Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection (3 hours)
  • WTTI222: Water & Wastewater Instrumentation & Control (3 hours)
  • WTTI226: Water Chemistry (3 hours)
  • WTTI211: Intro to Wastewater Treatment (3 hours)
  • WTTI221: Calculations & Hydraulics for Wastewater & Stormwater (3 hours)
  • WTTI231: Advanced Wastewater Treatment Processes (3 hours)
  • WTTI291: Internship in Utility Operations (3 hours)

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