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    Meteorology and Climatology

    About this Certificate


    The meteorology and climatology certificate provides a working knowledge of atmospheric processes across spatial and temporal scales. This certificate is applicable to many disciplines in the physical sciences and enables students to supplement their majors with an understanding and awareness of the societal impacts of natural hazards and climate change.

    The program is open to all undergraduates in on-campus majors. Students take one introductory course, one or two intermediate courses, and one or two advanced courses for a minimum of 12 credits.

    Required Courses

    ‚ÄčIntroductory Course

    Choose one
    Courses Credits
    GEO 2242 Extreme Weather 3
    MET 1010 Introduction to Weather and Climate 3

    Intermediate Courses

    Choose one or two
    Courses Credits
    GEO 3250 Climatology 3
    GEO 3280 Principles of Geographic Hydrology 4
    GEO 3341 Extreme Floods 3
    GLY 3074 Oceans and Global Climate Change 3
    MET 3503 Weather and Forecasting 3

    Advanced Courses

    Choose one or two
    Courses Credits
    MET 4532 Hurricanes 3
    MET 4560 Atmospheric Teleconnections 3
    MET 4750 Spatial Analysis of Atmospheric Data using GIS 3
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