2017-2018 General Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Atmospheric Sciences, M.S.

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Atmospheric Sciences
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Minimum Degree Credits: 30

Admission Requirements

  1. B.A. or B.S. degree required [Most students will have a degree in a relevant field such as atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, physics, chemistry, computer science, or the physical sciences]
  2. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Proficiency in undergraduate coursework before entry into the graduate program [Students are expected to have passed basic courses in math (through partial differential equations), calculus-based physics, chemistry, and computer science equivalent to those required for an Atmospheric Sciences B.S. The combined GPA of these courses should exceed 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.]
  4. Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) revised General Test or GRE General Exam (if taken before August 1, 2011)
  5. Demonstrated English language proficiency (for international student applicants, whose first language is not English)

Graduation Requirements

  1. Pass a minimum of 11 hours of Atmospheric Sciences core courses and additional coursework as specified by your supervisory committee.
  2. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. Pass the Comprehensive Examination at the end of the first year in the program
  4. Successfully complete and orally defend a M.S. thesis

Core Courses