Curriculum Requirements

Atmospheric Science
ATM 103Survey of Modern Meteorology3
ATM 243Weather Forecasting3
ATM 265Atmospheric Chemistry3
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
Other Required Courses
CSC 120Computer Programming I4
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 107English Composition II: Science and Technology3
or ENG 106 English Composition II
MSC 111Introduction to Marine Science3
MSC 112Introduction to Marine Science Lab1
MTH 161Calculus I 14
or MTH 171 Calculus I
MTH 162Calculus II 14
or MTH 172 Calculus II
MTH 210Introduction to Linear Algebra3
MTH 224Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
or MSC 204 Environmental Statistics
MTH 311Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations3
MTH 310Multivariable Calculus3
or MTH 211 Calculus III
PHY 201University Physics I for the Sciences4
PHY 106College Physics Laboratory I1
PHY 202University Physics II for the Sciences4
PHY 108College Physics Laboratory II1
Atmospheric Science, Mathematics, or Science Course3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Courses9
People and Society Cognate Courses9
300+ Level Elective3
Additional Electives21
Recommended courses include:
Tropical Weather and Forecasting
Advanced Principles in Broadcasting Meteorology
Scientific Programming in the Atmospheric Sciences
Introduction to Physical Oceanography
Total Credit Hours120

Suggested Plan of Study with Math Minor

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
Elective #1 3
 Credit Hours17
ATM 243 Weather Forecasting 3
ATM 265 Atmospheric Chemistry 3
ENG 107 English Composition II: Science and Technology 3
MTH 162 Calculus II 4
Elective #2 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
MTH 210 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3
PHY 201 University Physics I for the Sciences 4
PHY 106 College Physics Laboratory I 1
ATM/MTH/Science Course (ATM 244 is recommended) 3
Elective #3 3
 Credit Hours14
ATM 303 Meteorological Instrumentation and Observation 3
CSC 120 Computer Programming I 4
PHY 202 University Physics II for the Sciences 4
PHY 108 College Physics Laboratory II 1
MSC 204 or MTH 224 Environmental Statistics
or Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Elective #4 3
 Credit Hours18
Junior Year
ATM 305 Atmospheric Thermodynamics 3
MTH 310 Multivariable Calculus 3
Elective #5 3
Elective #6 3
Elective #7 3
 Credit Hours15
ATM 307 Introduction to the Physics of Climate 3
ATM 405 Atmospheric Dynamics I 3
MTH 311 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
Elective #8 3
Elective #9 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
ATM 406 Atmospheric Dynamics II 3
ATM 407 Weather Analysis 4
Elective #10 3
Elective #11 3
 Credit Hours13
ATM 409 Cloud Physics, Radiation, and Remote Sensing 3
Elective #12 3
Elective #13 3
Elective #14 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120