Minor in Meteorology

This minor is intended for science/math/engineering majors who wish to develop an understanding of meteorology. Students from other majors who have math/science background and literacy can also take this minor. Calculus I or Business Calculus, and Physics I are pre- or co-requisites for General Meteorology. The minor consists of at least 16 credits of courses within the Department of Earth Sciences.

Required Courses: (10 credits)

MET 3003 General Meteorology

MET 4420 Physical Meteorology or MET 3102 Physical Climatology

MET 3502 & MET 3502L Synoptic Meteorology &Synoptic Meteorology Lab

Plus, any two of the following courses (6+ credits):

MET 4300 Severe Weather

MET 4532 Hurricanes

OCE 3014 & OCE 3014L Oceanography & Oceanography Lab

MET 4400 Meteorological Instrumentation and Observations

MET 4301 Dynamic Meteorology I

MET 4302 Dynamic Meteorology II

For more information on courses, see the course catalog.