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Core Requirements


1. Atmospheric Sciences 2. Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science 3. Basic Physical Science

Atmospheric Science Undergraduate Tracks


Track Required Suggested
Operational EAS 2500
EAS 2960
EAS 4560
EAS 4700
EAS 1310/1330
EAS 2680
EAS 3310
EAS 4350
Education EAS 1310/1330
EAS 2500
Courses in ASTRO/EAS
Minor in Education
Broadcasting EAS 1310/1330
EAS 2500
EAS 2960
EAS 4700
COMM 2010
EAS 2680
Minor in Communication
Business EAS 1310/1330
EAS 2680
EAS 2680
Environmental CHEM 2070/2080
EAS 3340
EAS 4570
EAS 1310/1330
EAS 2500
EAS 2680
EAS 3020
EAS 3310
EAS 4350
EAS 4830

It is recommended that students who are interested in graduate study in atmospheric science should take additional courses in mathematics and physics.

Road Map to Graduation

The following courses are usually taken at the times indicated:

Year Fall Semester Credit Hrs Spring Semester Credit Hrs
Freshman Freshman Writing Seminar 3 Freshman Writing Seminar 3
Calculus (Math 1110) 4 Calculus (Math 1120) 4
Principles of Meteorology (EAS 1310) 3 Computer Programming and Meteorology Software (EAS 2900) 3
Basic Meteorology Lab (EAS 1330) 1 Physical Education 0
Physical Education 0
 
Sophomore Physics (PHYS 2207) 4 Physics (PHYS 2208) 4
Calculus (Math 2130, 1920) 4 Calculus (Math 2930) 4
Meteorological Observations and Instruments (EAS 2500) 4 At least one CALS course
At least one CALS course
 
Junior Atmospheric Thermodynamics (EAS 3410) 3 Atmospheric Dynamics (EAS 3420) 3
Statistical Methods (AEM 2100) 3 Synoptic Meteorology (EAS 3520) 3
*Physical Meteorology (EAS 4470)
 
Senior Synoptic Meteorology (EAS 4510) 3 Atmospheric Science electives
Statistical Methods in Meteorology (EAS 4350) 3

* offered alternate years

In addition to these courses, one course each in Chemistry and Statistics, and at least 6 credits of Atmospheric Science electives must be completed. Additionally, the general education requirement of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences must be satisfied.