UGA Specific Information for Water and Soil Resources

The Water and Soil Resources major emphasizes assessment, conservation, and rehabilitation of the soil, water, and wetland components of the natural landscape. The core curriculum is broad-based, furnishing a comprehensive understanding of the physical and biological elements of the natural environment, an appreciation of the social, political, and economic forces that influence natural resources policy decisions, and the ability to analyze natural resources problems to forge realistic solutions. Graduates frequently take employment with environmental consulting firms, public regulatory agencies, and corporations that utilize natural resources or conservation organizations. 

Employers Hiring UGA Water and Soil Resources for the Class of 2016*

Athens-Clarke County | United States Department of Agriculture

Job Titles of UGA Water and Soil Resources Majors for the Class of 2016*

Environmental Specialist | Soil Scientist

UGA Water and Soil Resources Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2016 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

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Through appropriate choice of electives, students can meet the educational requirements for Certified Soil Scientist (by the Soil Science Society of America) and/or prepare for the certified hydrologist exam offered by the American Institute of Hydrologists.

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