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Department of Geography and Environmental Planning

Meteorology Minor

Meteorology complements majors such as environmental policy, mass communication, government and industry.

Degree Requirements

 

Required Courses (12 units)
Course Number Course Name
Units
GEOG 101
Physical Geography
3
GEOG 373
Climatology
3
GEOG 377
Meteorology
3
GEOG 419
Severe and Hazardous Weather
3

 

 

Electives (12 units)
Course Number Course Name Units
GEOG 416
Remote Sensing of the Environment
3

GEOG 409

Applied Climatology
3
GEOG 491
Internship (1-6; 3 maximum toward minor)
3
GEOG 496
Independent Study in Geography (Meteorology topics) 3
GEOL 357
Physical Oceanography
3
CHEM 104
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
4
MATH 211 or
MATH 273

Calculus for Applications or
Calculus I

4
PHYS 211 or
PHYS 241
General Physics I or
General Physics I with Calculus
4
PHYS 212 or
PHYS 242
General Physics II or
General Physics II with Calculus
4

 

 

Students wishing to pursue a minor with an emphasis in broadcast meteorology should also consider the following courses as part of the 12 units of electives with the approval of the department chair.
Course Number Course Name Units
EMF 370
News Production
3
EMF 351
WMFJ-TV Station Operations
3
EMF 375
Broadcast Performance
3
EMF 481
TV News 3

 

The meterology minor is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 24 units of required and elective courses. At least one course elective must come from outside our department. The Department of Geography and Environmental Planning accepts up to 12 units of electives from other departments. Please note that some electives may have prerequisites. The minor in meteorology does not require course work in calculus, physics and chemistry necessary for careers and graduate work in meteorology.

Department of Geography and Environmental Planning
Liberal Arts Building, Room 2210F (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2973
Fax: 410-704-4702


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