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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Water Studies Minor

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The Water Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary field of study that provides a holistic, highly interactive program. The curriculum is designed to facilitate water studies education to students from a wide range of co-curricular programs. At least 9 credits of water studies courses in the minor must be completed in residency at MSU Denver, as well as 6 credit hours of electives and 3 credit hours of an approved internship. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in each course required for the minor. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Advising and Contact Information

Individuals interested in this certificate program should contact the One World One Water Center  at 303-615-1199 to schedule an appointment for an advising session. For more information on the OWOW Center, visit

Elective Courses

  • A minimum of 6 additional semester hours of approved electives is required.*

Subtotal: 6 credits

Total for the Water Studies Minor: 18 credits


*Internship course and elective courses will be selected in consultation with an advisor in the One World One Water Center.

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