Atmospheric Sciences

B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
ATSC 100 Atmospheric Sciences Orientation 1
ATSC 110 Meteorology I 3
ATSC 110L Meteorology I Laboratory 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
Essential Studies 3
Free Electives 1
 Credits16
Spring
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
CSCI 130 Introduction to Scientific Programming 4
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Essential Studies 3
Free Electives 2
 Credits16
Sophomore Year
Fall
ATSC 210 Introduction to Synoptic Meteorology 4
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
Essential Studies 3
 Credits15
Spring
ATSC 240 Meteorological Instrumentation 4
ATSC 270 Computer Concepts in Meteorology 3
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 121L General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
 Credits15
Junior Year
Fall
ATSC 345 Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere 3
ATSC 350 Atmospheric Thermodynamics 3
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
PHIL 250 Ethics in Engineering and Science 3
*#Career Electives 4
 Credits16
Spring
ATSC 353 Physical Meteorology 3
ATSC 360 Dynamic Meteorology 4
MATH 321
Applied Statistical Methods
or Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
3
Essential Studies 6
 Credits16
Senior Year
Fall
ATSC 405 Numerical Methods in Meteorology 3
ATSC 411 Synoptic Meteorology 4
ATSC 492 Senior Project 1
*#Career Electives 4
**Free Electives 1
Essential Studies 3
 Credits16
Spring
ATSC 460 Mesoscale Dynamics 4
ATSC 492 Senior Project 2
*#Career Electives 4
Free Electives 5
 Credits15
 Total Credits125

* Career Electives are courses that students take to gain additional knowledge and skills that would allow them to develop their chosen career interest. A total of 12 credit hours are required from an approved list of classes. Only one lower level Atmospheric Sciences course will be allowed as a Career Elective.
# = A maximum combined limit of 6 credit hours of AtSc 397 Cooperative Education, and AtSc 497 Internship, may be used as Career Electives. ^^ Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfm

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
1.800.CALL.UND
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382