Broadcast Meteorology B.A.
B.A. in Broadcast Meteorology is offered as an interdisciplinary study of significant
breadth combining science and the arts. It is intended for students focused
on a career in the media. Students electing this major will have the opportunity
to combine their passion for meteorology with full development of their personal
communication skills, both written and oral, appropriate to the intended career
path. However, those students desiring an advanced, research-oriented degree
in Atmospheric Science should pursue the B.S. degree instead. All students contemplating
any of the curricula described herein should thoroughly discuss their options
with the personnel of the Advisement Services Center (ASC) and an Atmospheric
Science undergraduate adviser in the DEAS, before formal declaration of a specific
Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Meteorology is a restricted major.
For advisement purposes, students should initially declare the Earth and Atmospheric
Sciences B.A. as their major; they can subsequently apply for the Broadcast
Meteorology B.A. by December 1st of a fall semester, while enrolled
in A Atm 210, or by May 1st of a spring semester, while enrolled
in A Atm 211. A minimum grade of B- is required in both A Atm
211 and A Thr 240 for acceptance into this major.
Requirements for the Major in Broadcast Meteorology
of Arts (B.A.): A minimum of 60 credits for the combined major and minor including:
A Atm 107, 210/Z, 211, 305 or A Gog 304, A Atm 311, 335, 390,
407 , 490, A Com 203, A Gog 290, 496, A Jrl 300/Z, either (A Mat
101 and 111) or A Mat 112, A Phy 105 or 140 or 141, 108 or 140 or
151, A Thr 240, 242.