The Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science or Meteorology

The Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science or Meteorology statement 1) at least 24 semester hours (or 36 quarter hours) of 1. Introduction credit in atmospheric science that includes This statement describes the minimum curricular (a) 12 semester hours of lecture and laboratory composition, faculty size, and facility availability rec- courses, with calculus as a prerequisite or ommended by the American Meteorological Society corequisite, in atmospheric thermodynamics for an undergraduate degree program in atmospheric and dynamics and synoptic meteorology that science. For the purposes of this document, the terms provide a broad treatment of atmospheric pro- atmospheric science and meteorology are taken to be cesses at all scales, equivalent. (b) 3 semester hours of atmospheric physics with emphasis on cloud/precipitation physics and The purpose of this document is to provide advice solar and terrestrial radiation, to university faculty and administrators who are seek- ing to establish and maintain undergraduate pro- (c) 3 semester hours of atmospheric measure- grams in atmospheric science and guidance to pro- ments, instrumentation, and remote sensing, spective students who are exploring their educational including both lecture and laboratory compo- alternatives. nents, and It should be noted that, while many similarities exist, (d) an additional 6 semesters hours in atmospheric the curricular composition described below http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

The Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science or Meteorology

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-76.4.552
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statement 1) at least 24 semester hours (or 36 quarter hours) of 1. Introduction credit in atmospheric science that includes This statement describes the minimum curricular (a) 12 semester hours of lecture and laboratory composition, faculty size, and facility availability rec- courses, with calculus as a prerequisite or ommended by the American Meteorological Society corequisite, in atmospheric thermodynamics for an undergraduate degree program in atmospheric and dynamics and synoptic meteorology that science. For the purposes of this document, the terms provide a broad treatment of atmospheric pro- atmospheric science and meteorology are taken to be cesses at all scales, equivalent. (b) 3 semester hours of atmospheric physics with emphasis on cloud/precipitation physics and The purpose of this document is to provide advice solar and terrestrial radiation, to university faculty and administrators who are seek- ing to establish and maintain undergraduate pro- (c) 3 semester hours of atmospheric measure- grams in atmospheric science and guidance to pro- ments, instrumentation, and remote sensing, spective students who are exploring their educational including both lecture and laboratory compo- alternatives. nents, and It should be noted that, while many similarities exist, (d) an additional 6 semesters hours in atmospheric the curricular composition described below

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Apr 1, 1995

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