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Meteorology Major, B.S.

B.S. degree

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Program Requirements

Required Courses (35 hours):

MET 160Professional Development in the Atmospheric Sciences

1(1-0)

MET 260Introduction to Atmospheric Science

3(2-2)

MET 270Weather Forecasting Practicum

1(1-1)

MET 301Climatology & Climate Change

3(3-0)

MET 310Atmospheric Thermodynamics

3(2-2)

MET 312Meteorological Instruments and Observations

3(3-0)

MET 315Meteorological Data Analysis & Visualization

3(2-2)

MET 320WIPhysical Meteorology

3(3-0)

MET 330Dynamic Meteorology I

3(3-0)

MET 335Dynamic Meteorology II

3(3-0)

MET 340Synoptic Meteorology I

3(2-2)

MET 450Mesoscale Meteorology

3(3-0)

MET 480WIAtmospheric Modeling

3(2-2)

Additional Requirements (31 hours):

CHM 131General Chemistry I

4(3-3)

MTH 132Calculus I

4(4-0)

MTH 133Calculus II

4(4-0)

MTH 232Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

3(3-0)

MTH 233Calculus III

4(4-0)

PHY 145QRUniversity Physics I

4(4-0)

PHY 146University Physics II

4(4-0)

PHY 175University Physics Laboratory I

1(0-2)

STA 382QRElementary Statistical Analysis

3(3-0)

Electives (6 hours)

Select 6 hours from the following:
ENS 401Quantitative Environmental Data Analysis

3(2-2)

MET 305Broadcast Meteorology

3(3-0)

MET 375Special Studies in Meteorology

1-6(Spec)

MET 460WIGlobal Climate Dynamics

3(3-0)

MET 470Advanced Weather Forecasting

3(2-2)

MET 575Advanced Special Studies in Meteorology

1-6(Spec)

Total: 72 semester hours

Note: Students are strongly encouraged to meet with college and program academic advisors every semester, and to complete one or more of the following: MET 491 Internship, MET 497 Independent Study, a minor that complements the meteorology major.