Atmospheric Science BS, Four-Year Plan

Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • APHY 140 or TPHY 141 (DP-NATSCI)
  • APHY 145
  • ACHM 115 or TCHM 130
  • AMAT 112 or 118 (MATH)
  • Elective
Year One: Spring
  • APHY 150 or TPHY 151
  • AMAT 113 or 119
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
Year One: Summer

Look for a summer job in the area of your studies

Year Two

Year Two: Fall
  • AATM 209
  • AATM 210
  • AMAT 214
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
Year Two: Spring
  • AATM 211
  • AATM 315
  • AMAT 311
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
Year Two: Summer

Consider an internship

Year Three

Year Three: Fall
  • AATM 316
  • AATM 320
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)
  • AATM Elective (AATM 311 or Other)
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Three: Spring
  • AATM 317
  • AATM 321
  • AATM 350
  • AATM Elective (AATM 405 or Other)
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Three: Summer

Consider summer research

Year Four

Year Four: Fall
  • AATM Elective (400 Recommended)
  • AATM Elective
  • AATM Elective
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Spring
  • AATM 419
  • AATM Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Summer

Congratulations, you've completed your degree!

Notes

It is recommended that PHY 140, 145, 150 and MAT 112, 113 be completed prior to taking ATM 210. Math, CSI or Physics minors strongly recommended, especially for those seeking a graduate degree.

Other highly relevant options are the GIS certificate, informatics minor, sustainability minor, or the broadcast meteorology minor. One ATM elective must be from ATM 306, 405, 415, or ENV 450.

 

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • Community Service (RSSW 290, 291 and 390)
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring Opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.