Atmospheric Science
ATM 103Survey of Modern Meteorology3
ATM 243Weather Forecasting3
ATM 303Meteorological Instrumentation and Observation3
ATM 305Atmospheric Thermodynamics3
ATM 307Introduction to the Physics of Climate3
ATM 405Atmospheric Dynamics I3
ATM 406Atmospheric Dynamics II3
ATM 407Weather Analysis4
ATM 409Cloud Physics, Radiation, and Remote Sensing3
Marine Science
MSC 111Introduction to Marine Science3
MSC 112Introduction to Marine Science Lab1
MSC 215Chemical Oceanography3
MSC 230Introduction to Marine Biology3
MSC 301Introduction to Physical Oceanography3
MSC 302Introduction to Physical Oceanography Lab1
MSC 216Chemical Oceanography Laboratory1
or MSC 232 Introduction to Marine Biology Laboratory
Select 9 credit hours of approved electives in Marine Science 19
Other Required Courses
Select one of the following:5
General Biology
and General Biology Laboratory
Evolution and Biodiversity
and Evolution and Biodiversity Laboratory
CHM 111Principles of Chemistry I 23
CHM 112Principles of Chemistry II3
CHM 113Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHM 114Chemistry Laboratory II1
CSC 120Computer Programming I4
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 107English Composition II: Science and Technology3
or ENG 106 English Composition II
Select one of the following:3-5
The Earth System
and Earth Processes Lab
Earth System History
Origin and Geology of the Galapagos Islands.
MSC 204Environmental Statistics3
or MTH 224 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
MTH 161Calculus I 34
or MTH 171 Calculus I
MTH 162Calculus II 34
or MTH 172 Calculus II
MTH 210Introduction to Linear Algebra3
MTH 310Multivariable Calculus3
or MTH 211 Calculus III
MTH 311Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations3
PHY 201University Physics I for the Sciences4
PHY 202University Physics II for the Sciences4
PHY 106College Physics Laboratory I1
PHY 108College Physics Laboratory II1
Arts and Humanities Cognate Courses9
People and Society Cognate Courses9
Total Credit Hours126-128

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredit Hours
ATM 103 Survey of Modern Meteorology 3
MSC 111 Introduction to Marine Science 3
MSC 112 Introduction to Marine Science Lab 1
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 161 Calculus I 4
 Credit Hours14
ATM 243 Weather Forecasting 3
CHM 111 Principles of Chemistry I 3
CHM 113 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
ENG 107 English Composition II: Science and Technology 3
MTH 162 Calculus II 4
Elective #1 3
 Credit Hours17
Sophomore Year
CHM 112 Principles of Chemistry II 3
CHM 114 Chemistry Laboratory II 1
MTH 210 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3
PHY 201 University Physics I for the Sciences 4
PHY 106 College Physics Laboratory I 1
Elective #2 3
 Credit Hours15
ATM 303 Meteorological Instrumentation and Observation 3
MSC 301 Introduction to Physical Oceanography 3
MSC 302 Introduction to Physical Oceanography Lab 1
PHY 202 University Physics II for the Sciences 4
PHY 108 College Physics Laboratory II 1
MSC 204 Environmental Statistics 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
ATM 305 Atmospheric Thermodynamics 3
MSC 215 Chemical Oceanography 3
MTH 310 Multivariable Calculus 3
MSC Course 3
Elective #3 3
 Credit Hours15
ATM 307 Introduction to the Physics of Climate 3
ATM 405 Atmospheric Dynamics I 3
BIL 160 Evolution and Biodiversity 4
BIL 161 Evolution and Biodiversity Laboratory 1
CSC 120 Computer Programming I 4
MTH 311 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
 Credit Hours18
Senior Year
ATM 406 Atmospheric Dynamics II 3
ATM 407 Weather Analysis 4
MSC 230 Introduction to Marine Biology 3
MSC 232 Introduction to Marine Biology Laboratory 1
MSC Course 3
Elective #4 3
 Credit Hours17
ATM 409 Cloud Physics, Radiation, and Remote Sensing 3
GSC 111 Earth System History 4
MSC Course 3
Elective #5 3
Elective #6 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours127