Completion of the Associate of Science Degree will provide the student with the necessary skills to work as a hydrology-water quality or geo-technician within the Reservation area, the U.S. Forest Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Bureau of Reclamation, the United States Geological Society, and other earth science disciplines. The AS degree completes the first two years toward the BS in Hydrology degree.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing an Associates of Science in Hydrology will be able to:
- Understand some of the major foundational hydrological principles (basic theoretical knowledge).
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of essential technical and computational skills in surface and groundwater quantification and quality.
- Demonstrate effective written, oral, and graphical communication of basic hydrological measurements and concepts.
- Use critical thinking skills to interpret or relate abstract or interdisciplinary science concepts.
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge or awareness of place based (local or community) water resource issues and their related cultural perspectives.
- Demonstrate citizenship through team work