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Meteorology

Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
The Meteorology program of study is designed for students planning to transfer to a college or university for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students concentrate on building a strong foundation in the sciences and mathematics. This calculus based physics curriculum is appropriate for students interested in atmospheric science, meteorology, climatology, or weather forecasting.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
CHEM 130; MATH 222; ENGL 110; EASC 118

Spring Semester 1:
MATH 223; ENGL 111; PHYS 211; GEOG 112 or 113; Life Science

Fall Semester 2:
PHYS 212; MATH 224; Humanities; Fine Arts; Social Science

Spring Semester 2:
PHYS 213; PHYS 214; MATH 250; COMM 110; Humanities/Fine Arts; Social Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3 to 4
LIFE SCIENCE (BIOL) *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
CHEM 130GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
GEOG 112CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY 3
or
GEOG 113WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY 3
MATH 222CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I 5
MATH 223CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II 4
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
EASC 118INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE 4
MATH 224CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY III 4
MATH 250DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
PHYS 211ENGINEERING PHYSICS: MECHANICS 4
PHYS 212ENGINEERING PHYSICS: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM 4
PHYS 213ENGINEERING PHYSICS: THERMODYNAMICS 2
PHYS 214ENGINEERING PHYSICS: MODERN PHYSICS 2

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science degree.

For Program Information Contact:
Math, Science and Engineering Department
Room 320B
(309)694-5365