Dec 07, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Atmospheric Sciences


Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences


Basic Science: (22 Credits)


3 Year Plan Atmospheric Sciences Courses: (39 Credits)


(Requirement for entering 3-year plan is successful placement into MAT 2532 and PHY 2061 Fall Semester of student’s 1st year.)

Plus one career concentration (13-15 credits)

4 Year Plan Atmospheric Sciences Courses: (39 Credits)


Plus one career concentration (13-15 credits)

5 Year Plan Atmospheric Sciences Courses: (39 Credits)


Plus one career concentration (13-15 credits)

Career Concentration


Students must have an approved concentration by the end of their sophomore year.

 

Graduate School Concentration: (13-14 Credits)


Minimum required credits for the concentration: 74-75

A programming language appropriate to a physical scientist (3 credits) 
(e.g. FORTRAN, C, JAVA, but not BASIC)

National Weather Service/Military Concentration: (15 Credits)


Minimum required credits for the concentration: 76

A programming language appropriate to a physical scientist (3 credits) 
(e.g. FORTRAN, C, JAVA, but not BASIC)

Broadcasting Concentration: (14-15 Credits)


Minimum required credits for the concentration: 75

Or:


  • TVS - Course (3 credits) at the 2000 level or above
    AND

Private Industry Concentration: (15 Credits)


Minimum required credits for the concentration: 76

Take:

  • One 3 credit business related course - choose from BUS 1010, BUS 2020, BUS 2230, BUS 3131, ECO 2020 or ECO 2030
  • Three credits in computer science - choose from CIS 2060, CIS 2279, CIS 2141, CIS 1070, CIS 2011, or CIS 2272
  • One 3 credit communications related course - choose from ENG 2060, ENG 1080, ENG 2020, TVS 2110, or PSY 2040
  • One GIS course - take GIS 2010
  • Three credits of ATM electives - choose from ATM 3230, ATM 4020, ATM 4050, ATM 4110, ATM 4030, ATM 3310, ATM 4130, or ATM 3170.

Environmental Sciences Concentration: (13-14 credits)


Minimum required credits for the concentration: 73 - 74

Computer Science (13 credits)


Minimum required credits for the concentration: 73