Atmospheric Science

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science

Major: ATMS

Degree: BS

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

General Education

Type Hours
General Education Requirements 34
Total 34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Hours
General 101: Modes of Inquiry 1
Foreign Language
(completion of the second semester of a single foreign language; hours will

vary depending on the language taken)

6-8

Electives in Humanities or Social Sciences at 300-level or above, in addition to

Courses counted toward General Education
6
Total 13-15

WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above (may be incorporated into other degree requirements)

Department of Physics

Type Hours
Core Courses  
Physics 295, 296, 301 3
Physics 298, 299, 300 11
   
Atmospheric Science Core  

Physics 220/Geography 220,  Physics 361, 362, 365, 461, 462, 465, 466;

Geography 355
27
Total 41

 

Supporting Courses

Type Hours
Mathematics 205, 206, 301 12
Physics 450 3
 A minimum of 9 hours from the following courses, with course taken in at least two disciplines: 9

      Civil & Environmental Engineering 470; Chemistry 341, 441; Geosciences 363, 564;

     Mathematics 560; Physics 355, 356, 390, 530, 541, 545, 546

 
Minimum Total  24
   
Minimum Electives 7
Minimum Total 121

 

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