Graduate Curriculum

Department Requirements

Completion of any deficiencies in calculus, physics, and/or statistics (see Undergrad Courses for prerequisite courses)

Required Courses - 12 Hours
·         ATMOSSC 5950, Atmospheric Thermodynamics, 3 Credit Hours
·         ATMOSSC 5951, Dynamic Meteorology I, 3 Credit Hours
·         ATMOSSC 5952, Dynamic Meteorology II, 3 Credit Hours
·         8900-level seminar, any in Atmospheric Science or Geography on a relevant topic, 3 Credit Hours

Elective Courses (Select 2*), 5 or 6 Hours
·         ATMOSSC 5901, Climate System Modeling; Basics and Applications, 3 Credit Hours
·         ATMOSSC 8900, Atmospheric Sciences Seminar, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 5921, Microclimatology: Boundary Layer Climatology, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 5922, Microclimatological Measurements, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 5940, Synoptic Meteorology Laboratory, 2 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 5941, Synoptic Analysis and Forecasting, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 5942, Synoptic Meteorology: Severe Storm Forecasting, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 8901, Seminar: Problems in Climatology, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 8902, Applied Climatology, 3 Credit Hours
·         GEOG 8920, Microclimatology, 3 Credit Hours         
·         GEOG 8950, Dynamic Climatology, 3 Credit Hours
·         An appropriate level course from another Department e.g. Paleoclimate or Geochemistry, 3 Credit Hours

*Any 8900-level courses selected from this list cannot count simultaneously for 8900-level seminar in the required courses listed above.

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