B.S. in Meteorology (124 credits) Sample Four-Year Curriculum
 

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
MET 103 (Meteorology) 4 MATH 132 or 152 (Calculus II) 4
MATH 131 or 151 (Calculus I) 4 PHY ED 101-105 1
CORE 110 (Freshman Core) 5 CORE 111 (Freshman Core) 5
GEO 101 (World Human Geography) 3 MET 215 (Climatology) 3
Credits: 16 Credits: 13



Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
MET 216 (Meteor. Obs/Analysis) 3 POLI SCI/ECON/SOC/FLG 3-4
MATH 253 (Calculus III) 4 PHYS 142 (Principles of Physics II) 3
PHYS 141 (Principles of Physics I) 3 PHYS 142L (Physics Lab II) 1
PHYS 141L (Physics Lab I) 1 ENGL 200 (Literary Studies) 4
THEO 1xx or 2xx (foundational) 3 MATH 234 (Diff.Eqa.) 4
Elective 0-3    
Credits: 14-17 Credits: 14-15



Junior Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
MET 369 (Thermodynamics) 3 MET 373 (Dynamics II) 4
MET 372 (Dynamics I) 4 MET 290/490 (Topics) 3
THEO 3xx (upper level) 3 HIST/PHIL 3
Electives 3-6 Electives 3-6
Credits: 13-16 Credits: 13-16



Senior Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
MET 480 (Synoptics) 4 MET 481 (Mesoscale) 4
Electives 6-9 Electives 9-12
Credits: 13-16 Credits: 13-16
 


Note: Students are strongly encouraged to take additional math, physics and chemistry (see below).

Meteorology and Selected Related Electives:

MET 279 (Severe Storms Prediction and Nowcasting)
MET 319 (Tropical Meteorology)
MET 330 (Meteorological Computer Applications)
MET 385 (Field Study: Severe Convective Storms)
MET 486 (Internship in Meteorology)
MET 495 (Independent Study in Meteorology)
CEE 332 (Hydrology)
CHEM 121 (General Chemistry I)
CS 157 (Algorithms and Programming)
COMM 140 (Public Speaking)
ENG 300 (Introduction to Professional Writing)
GEO 230 (Remote Sensing)
MATH 240 (Statistical Analysis)
PHYS 245 (Experimental Physics III)
PHYS 310 (Data Reduction and Error Analysis)