Texas Tech University

Undergraduate Agricultural Water Management Certificate

TTU CASNR Water Management CertificateThe College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources offers an Agricultural Water Management Certificate program that provides courses on efficient and profitable management of water for agricultural purposes, with emphasis on irrigation technologies.

This certificate program is equally available to degree-seeking undergraduates and nondegree-seeking working adults.  All courses take place on campus and require enrolling in the university, even if just for one course.

Required Courses: 9 hours

  • AGSC 4000 - Ag Water Internship (Must be approved by advisor and the Certificate Committee). (Sp, Sum, F)
  • PSS 4325 – Crop Water Management. (Sp)
  • PSS 4340 – Irrigation Management Seminar. (F)

Directed Electives: 6 hours from the following
(Some require prerequisites)

  • AAEC 4313 – Natural Resources Economics. (Sp)
  • AGLS 3302 – Theories of Change. (Sum, F)
  • NRM 4314 – Watershed Planning. (Sp, F)
  • PSS 4001 – Problems (To be defined by advisor and approved by Certificate Committee). (Sp, Sum, F)
  • PSS 4316 – Landscape Water Conservation & Ecology. (Sp)
  • PSS 4336 – Soil Physical Properties. (Sp)

Requirements for Minor

  • All prerequisites must be met prior to taking each course.
  • All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C.

Undergraduate Agricultural Water Management Certificate Program Chair:

Dr. Chuck West
Thornton Distinguished Chair
Department of Plant and Soil Science
Texas Tech University
Food Technology Building, Room 101
2802 15th Street
Mail Stop 2122
Lubbock, TX 79409-2122

If you are interested in enrollment, visit our How to apply page.

For more details on PSS courses, visit the TTU PSS course information page. 

For more information on the PSS department advisors, visit our Contact Us page.

While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in reporting courses, policies and other statements, the University reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.