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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences

Meteorology and Climate Science BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A    MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B  
Foreign Language Requirement 106 or Computer Science (3-4cr.)   Foreign Language Requirement 107 or Computer Science (3-4cr.) 
ENSC 101 - Introduction to the Environment   GEOG 220 - Meteorology  
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   GEOG 221 - Meteorology Lab   
University Breadth  University Breadth
Credits: 16-17 Credits: 14-15
Second Year
MATH 243 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus C   MATH 302 - Ordinary Differential Equations   
GEOG 271 - Introduction to Geographic Data Analysis    GEOG 421 - Physical Meteorology   
PHYS 207 - Fundamentals of Physics I  and PHYS 227 - Fundamentals of Physics Laboratory I    Meteorology/Climatology Elective (3cr.)  
University Breadth (3cr.)  GEOG 452 - Seminar in Climatology  
University Breadth (3cr.)  University Breadth (3cr.) 
Credits: 17 Credits: 15
Third Year
PHYS 208 - Fundamentals of Physics II  and PHYS 228 - Fundamentials of Physics Laboratory II   GEOG 423 - Atmospheric Dynamics  
GEOG 453 - Meteorological Analysis I   ENSC 475 - Environmental Statistics   
GEOG 420 - Atmospheric Physics and Thermodynamics    Meteorology/Climatology Elective (3cr.)  
GEOG 475 - Satellite Climatology  or MAST 681 - Remote Sensing of Environment GEOG 452 - Seminar in Climatology  
Meteorology/Climatology Elective (3cr.)  University Breadth (3cr.)
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
GEOG 454 - Meteorological Analysis II   ENSC 450 - Proseminar in the Environment  
Meteorology/Climatology Elective (3cr.)   Meteorology/Climatology Elective (3cr.) 
Free Electives (6cr.)  Free Electives (9cr.) 
GEOG 372 - Introduction to GIS    
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Total Credits: 123-125

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.