Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

Learn more about how to afford a degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

How long does it take?

This minor is designed to be completed with any major in four years.

How do I apply?

Open to all undergraduate students. Learn how to apply to the University of Nevada, Reno.

What will I learn in the ecohydrology minor?

Ecohydrology is a science that sits at the intersection of water and ecology and focuses on finding solutions to issues surrounding water, people and the environment.

In the minor in ecohydrology, you'll study the hydrological cycle and learn about its effects on ecological processes and human communities.

The interdisciplinary minor includes courses that are drawn from fields like biology, geology, and natural resources and environmental science. You'll take classes on topics such as ecology and population biology, wildland hydrology, and soil science. 

Ecohydrology offers a number of opportunities to get out of the classroom and conduct research or field work in the natural laboratories surrounding the University campus. You can add to your education by taking advantage of opportunities to work with your professors on real-world research on topics such as  mountain hydrology, plant-soil-water interaction and water sustainability.

Learn more about the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

In the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources, you'll receive valuable hands-on experience that prepares you for a successful career in high-demand industries.  With four departments and nearly 200 courses in agriculture, veterinary and rangeland sciences; biochemistry and molecular biology; natural resources and environmental science; and nutrition, we're ready to help you grow your future.

Careers with a minor in ecohydrology

You can afford the University of Nevada, Reno

76% of students receive financial aid

Almost everyone is eligible to receive some kind of aid. We offer need-based and merit-based forms of financial aid to help you afford college.

54% of all students graduate with no debt

That's right. More than half of our students leave the University of Nevada, Reno with no student debt.

Life's a journey. Honors makes it meaningful.

At the University of Nevada, Reno Honors College, our students maximize their unique gifts and passions through a series of personalized experiences that deepen their capacity for transformative societal impact.

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