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 Minor14-17
Required Courses11
METR 010. Weather and ClimateB13
METR 060. Meteorology I3
METR 170A. Weather Briefing1
Taken in the Fall semester
METR 170B. Weather Briefing1
Taken in the Spring semester
Complete one course from:
METR 123. Advanced Climatology3
METR 136. Empirical Techniques in Meteorology3
METR 163. Meteorological Instrumentation3
Upper-division electives (3-6 units as needed per student's major department unit requirement)
METR 112. Global Climate ChangesR3
METR 113. Atmospheric PollutionR3

Total Units:14-17