The Institute for Water Business Curriculum

Integrated Science/Business BBA Major - Water Emphasis

UW-Whitewater offers an opportunity to enroll in a unique major that combines the excitement of science with business management expertise, giving students the skills needed to contribute to Wisconsin's leadership in the business and science of water. Students can complete the integrated science/business major through either UW-Whitewater'sCollege of Business and Economics or the College of Letters and Sciences. Seniors will complete an independent research project with the personal attention of faculty mentors from both science and business,and participate in an internship to apply classroom knowledge in a real world context.

Water Business Minor

The Water Business Minor offers business students the tools to gather and synthesize information from several disciplines, to formulate socially, ecologically and economically rational alternatives to water quality, quantity and availability issues, and to implement effectively a wide variety of water-based programs and initiatives. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students pursuing careers in water technology businesses, public and private organizations that manage water and land resources, private consulting companies that offer water management services, agencies that form or implement water-related policies, new ventures providing products and services pertaining to water and non-profit institutions that are interested in water resources.