Atmospheric Science Master of Science Degree Program

General Sequence

  1. A minimum of 30 credits in graduate courses (500 level or above) is required for the master's degree;
  2. Atmospheric science (18 credits, minimum):
    1. Six credits of atmospheric physics: Atm 504 and 505;
    2. Six credits of atmospheric dynamics: Atm 500 and a course chosen from Atm 511 or 521 or 523 or 528 or 551 or 622 or 628 or 641;
    3. Six credits of Atm 699 leading to an acceptable master's thesis.
  3. Supporting courses (0-12 credits): Courses in other fields, as advised;
  4. Satisfactory completion of a major field examination in atmospheric science.
  5. Ancillary Duties: In addition to the completion of course requirements, satisfactory performance in some ancillary teaching, research, or practicum duties contributing to academic development is required, whether or not the student receives financial support from this institution. These duties will be assigned with educational objectives in mind.