Irrigation and Drainage Engineering


Each student develops, in consultation with his/her graduate student committee, a specific program of study and research that is consistent with the individual’s background, interests, and goals. Many students follow programs similar to the ones listed below.

Core Courses

CIVE 516 (S) Water Control & Measurement
CIVE 425 (S) Soil and Water Engineering
CIVE 512 (S) Irrigation Systems Design
CIVE 519 (F) Irrigation Water Management
CIVE 549 (S) Drainage and Wetlands Engineering

Elective Courses

CIVE 580A2 (S) Conjunctive Ground/Surface Management
CIVE 576 (F) Engineering Applications of GIS and GPS
CIVE 520 (F) Physical Hydrology
CIVE 521 Hydrometry
CIVE 522 (S) Engineering Hydrology
CIVE 531(F) Groundwater Hydrology
CIVE 532(S)Wells and Pumps
CIVE 525 (F) Water Engineering for International Development
CIVE 544 (F) Water Resources Planning & Management
CIVE 546 (S) Water Resources Systems Analysis
CIVE 547Statistics for Environmental Monitoring
CIVE 571 (S) Pipe System Engineering and Hydraulics
CIVE 577 (S) GIS in Civil and Environmental Engineering
ENGR 520 (S) Engineering Decision Support/Expert Systems
AGRI 500 (S) Advanced Issues in Agriculture
CIVE 612 Open-Channel Flow
CIVE 625Quantitative Eco-Hydrology
CIVE 631 Computational Methods in Sub-surface Systems
CIVE 681A1 Systems for Developing Groundwater Resources
NSCI 696 (F/S) Group Study: The Habitable Planet: a Systems Approach to Environmental Science
SOCR 470 Soil Physics
SOCR 471 Soil Physics Laboratory
SOCR 490Hydrus-1D Workshop
SOCR 522 Plant Canopy Meteorology