2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Meteorology and Climatology (BA/BS)

84-89 credits

Requirements List

GEOG 101Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic View

3

GEOG 150Global Geography

3

GEOG 240Maps and Spatial Reasoning

3

GEOG 250Spatial Analytical Methods in Geography

3

GEOG 265Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOG 344Advanced Geographic Information Systems Analysis

3

GEOG 350Geography of the United States and Canada

3

or

METC 490Field Observation of Severe Local Storms

6

METC 230Elementary Meteorology

3

METC 330Weather Analysis

3

METC 331Global Climatology

3

METC 332Climate Change and Modification

3

METC 334Atmospheric Hazards

3

METC 425Physical Meteorology

3

METC 435Satellite, Radar, and Forecasting

3

METC 447Thermodynamic Meteorology

3

METC 449Synoptic Meteorology

3

METC 450Mesoscale Meteorology

3

METC 451Dynamic Meteorology

3

MATH 165Calculus 1

4

MATH 166Calculus 2

4

MATH 374Differential Equations

3

PHYC 120General Physics 1

5

PHYC 122General Physics 2

5

6-7 credits from

GEOG 340Cartography and Visualization of Spatial Data

3

GEOG 341Cartography and Visualization of Spatial Data 2

3

GEOG 342Introduction to Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 343Advanced Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 443Seminar in Advanced Techniques in Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 445Geographic Information Systems Applications Design and Development

3

GEOG 448Geographic Information System Design

3

MATH 267Calculus 3

4

METC 410Broadcast Meteorology

3

Total Credit Hours:6-7

3-4 credits from

CHEM 111General Chemistry 1

4

CS 120Computer Science 1: Programming Fundamentals

4

GEOL 206Oceans and Nations

3

GEOL 420Oceanography

3

PHYC 450Electricity and Magnetism 1

3

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Additional course work in the basic sciences such as mathematics, physics, and computer science is encouraged. Recommended minors include natural resources, environmental management, and telecommunications.

Total Credit Hours: 84-89