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2017-2018 General Catalog
University of Utah
  Jan 17, 2018
2017-2018 General Catalog

Atmospheric Sciences, B.S.

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Major Requirements for Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences
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Minimum Degree Credits: 122
Minimum Major Credits: 95

Graduation Requirements

Students must maintain an overall G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher, receive a letter grade of C- or higher in all courses required for the major, and receive a letter grade of C or better in all MATH courses. Additionally, students must complete a capstone experience.

Honors in Atmospheric Sciences

Students seeking an HBS in Atmospheric Sciences must complete:

Lower Division Required Courses

Math Courses

(Must be completed with a C or better)
Complete 4 course(s)

Upper Division Required Courses

Technical Electives

Complete 21 credits

Capstone Project

Complete 2 credits

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan

Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year

Fall Semester

Total: 16 Credits

Spring Semester

Total: 15 Credits

Second Year

Total: 14 Credits

Total: 17 - 17.5 Credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

  • ATMOS 5000 - Introduction to Atmospheric Science 3 Credit(s) Fulfills Bachelor Degree (QI)
  • General Education (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Atmospheric Sciences - Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • Atmospheric Sciences - Technical Electives 3 Credit(s) 
Total: 15 Credits

Spring Semester

Total: 16-16.5 Credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 14 Credit(s)

Spring Semester

Total: 13.5 Credits