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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENV 3250 - Colorado Water Law and Water Rights Administration

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Completion of General Studies requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Quantitative Literacy, and Junior Standing

Description: This course provides students with an in-depth study of the unique nature of Colorado water law and Colorado water rights administration. The course will survey the key issues surrounding the legal framework governing the allocation of water resources, administrative processes affecting water distribution, and policy considerations that influence decisions about the use and management of water resources in the state of Colorado. An overview of Colorado climate, geology and hydrology, as well as a review of Colorado’s early water use and development will provide the context for the study of the legal system with which the state and its citizens allocate water.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: ENV or MGT.

Cross Listed Course(s): MGT 3250

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