MGMT 482 is an introduction to the water management industry in California, with a special focus on southern regions of the state. The course covers topics such as the importance of water, sources of water, efficient uses of water, disposal and recycling of water, regulation of water, water infrastructure, water management agencies, the consequences of water shortage, and career opportunities in water management.
Students will gain a general knowledge of water management in California and an understanding of past, present, and future issues facing the water industry in California.
The course culminates in a Practicum Research Project that allows students to work with a local water organization on a current problem or issue.
Date and Time: Wednesdays, March 18th to May 13th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm (2 Water Facility Tours, Saturdays, 9:00am to 12:00pm, TBD)
Location: San Marcus Campus
Building: Markstein Hall
Parking: Lot F
Introduction to Water in California (California Natural History Guides) ISBN-13: 978-0520260160 ISBN-10: 0520260163 Edition: Second Edition, Updated with a New Preface
Available as paperback for $22.75 at Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0520260163/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 )
Published by University of California Press - http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520260160 - $23.95
E-version available: http://www.ucpress.edu - $23.95
Pennington, Karrie Lynn and Thomas V. Cech. Introduction to Water Resources and Environmental Issues, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2010. ISBN 978-0-521-86988-1.
Available at CSUSM Bookstore - Buy $77, Rent $43.12 and electronic copy $62.00.
E-book version available through ebook.com
E-book version URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/earth-and-environmental-science/hydrology-hydrogeology-and-water-resources/introduction-water-resources-and-environmental-issues?format=AR $62.00
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The CSUSM Water Management Scholarship Fund is able to offer a limited number of scholarships to students enrolled in the course. The purpose of the scholarship fund is to promote enrollment in the course by individuals interested in pursuing a career in the water management industry and its related organizations.
MGMT 482 is approved for 24 contact hours toward continuing education as a Water Distribution or Water Treatment Operator by the California Department of Public Health - Operator Certification Program.
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