Meteorology and Climate Science Department

Minor - Meteorology

This minor is designed to prepare science and engineering students to solve interdisciplinary problems involving the atmospheric sciences.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor13
Required Courses10
METR 060. Meteorology I3
METR 170A. Weather Briefing1
Taken in the Fall semester
Complete one course from:
METR 010. Weather and ClimateB13
METR 012. Global Warming: Science and SolutionsB13
Complete one course from:
METR 123. Advanced Climatology3
METR 136. Empirical Techniques in Meteorology3
METR 163. Meteorological Instrumentation3
Please note: If a student is taking this minor as a requirement for their major, both courses may be required. Please see advisor for more details.
METR 112. Global Climate ChangesR3
METR 113. Atmospheric PollutionR3

Total Units:13