Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Wellness Requirement
APPH 1040Scientific Foundations of Health2
or APPH 1050 The Science of Physical Activity and Health
or APPH 1060 Flourishing: Strategies for Well-being and Resilience
Institutional Priority
CS 1301Introduction to Computing3
or CS 1371 Computing for Engineers
Mathematics and Quantitative Skills
MATH 1552Integral Calculus4
Political Science and U.S. History
Select one of the following:3
The United States to 1877
The United States since 1877
American Government in Comparative Perspective
Government of the United States
American Constitutional Issues
Art, Humanities, and Ethics 1
Any HUM6
Communicating in Writing
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences
PHYS 2211Introductory Physics I4
CHEM 1211KChemical Principles I4
MATH 1551Differential Calculus2
MATH 1553Introduction to Linear Algebra2
Social Sciences 1
Any SS9
Field of Study
PHYS 2212Introductory Physics II4
MATH 2551Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 2552Differential Equations4
EAS 1600Introduction to Environmental Science4
EAS 2750Physics of the Weather3
EAS 2551Introduction to Meteorological Analysis1
Major Requirements
EAS 2655Quantitative Techniques in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences3
EAS 3603Thermodynamics of Earth Systems3
EAS 4655
EAS 4656
Atmospheric Dynamics
and Atmospheric Dynamics Practicum
EAS 4740Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory3
or EAS 4670 Atmospheric Dynamics II
or EAS 4305 Physical and Chemical Oceanography
EAS 4801Special Topics (Career Development Seminar)1
Select 7 credit hours from the following:7
Environmental Field Methods
Special Topics-Lab (Geophysical Field Methods)
Earth System Modeling
Research Option
AOS Technical Electives15
Chemical Principles II
Energy, Environment, and Society
Introduction to Physical and Chemical Oceanography
Physical and Chemical Oceanography
Climate and Global Change
Synoptic Meteorology
Weather Risk and Catastrophe Modeling
Large-scale Atmospheric Circulations
Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory
Environmental Field Methods
Environmental Data Analysis
Earth System Modeling
Practical Internship
Atmospheric Dynamics II
Undergraduate Internship
Undergraduate Research Assistantship
Undergraduate Research
Special Topics (Tropical Dynamics)
Special Topics (Glacial and Ice Sheet Dynamics)
Special Topics (Mesoscale Meteorology)
Special Topics-Lab (Geophysical Field Methods)
Free Electives 1,221
Total Credit Hours122

Pass/Fail allowed only for Arts, Humanities & Ethics, Social Sciences, and Free electives


Nine (9) hours must be 3000-4000-level. Students must complete at least 39 hours of 3000-4000 level coursework.