Meteorology, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 17

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N685

  • The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
  • No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

This minor is not available to Meteorology majors.

A minor in Meteorology requires a minimum of 17 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in Meteorology, to include at least 9 hours at the upper division level.

Students must adhere to the course prerequisite policy as set by the School of Meteorology.

Students majoring in Engineering or one of the Physical Sciences who have demonstrated academic excellence may be exempt from the lower division requirements for the Minor in Meteorology. The School of Meteorology will determine which students are eligible for this exemption.

Students who are not required to complete lower division requirements must complete a minimum of 15 hours of upper division coursework in Meteorology, to be chosen by the student and a faculty advisor from The School of Meteorology.

Specific sequences of Meteorology courses may be designed to provide science and engineering majors with expertise in fluid dynamics, radar meteorology and engineering, instrumentation, air quality and physical meteorology. Please contact The School of Meteorology at 325-6561 for additional information.

A minimum 2.00 GPA is required in all work presented for minor credit.

Required Courses

METR 2013Introduction to Meteorology I3
METR 2011Introduction to Meteorology I Laboratory 11
METR 2023Introduction to Meteorology II3
METR 2021Introduction to Meteorology II Laboratory1
Choose 9 hours of upper division Meteorology courses9
Total Credit Hours17
  • The successful completion of a minor will be entered on the student’s permanent record at the time the degree is recorded.
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