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Meteorology Minor

Credit Hours: 18

Minor Requirements:

At least nine credit hours in the minor at the 200 level or above must be earned at the College of Charleston.

Core courses (one from the following):

PHYS 105

Introduction to Meteorology

PHYS 308

Atmospheric Physics

One year of basic physics (two courses):

PHYS 101 /101L

 

and

 

PHYS 102/102L

Introductory Physics including associated laboratories or

PHYS 111/111L

 

and

 

PHYS 112/112L

General Physics including associated laboratories or

HONS 157

 

and

 

HONS 158

Honors Physics including associated laboratories

A minimum of one meteorology-based course selected from:

HONS 390

Special Topics*

PHYS 105

Introduction to Meteorology†

PHYS 298

Special Topics*

PHYS 308

Atmospheric Physics†

PHYS 390

Research*

PHYS 399

Tutorial*

PHYS 412

Special Topics*

PHYS 456

Air Pollution Meteorology

PHYS 457

Satellite Meteorology

PHYS 458

Climate Change

PHYS 499

Bachelor’s Essay*

Electives:

BIOL 342

Oceanography

CHEM 101

General Chemistry

CHEM 111

Principles of Chemistry

CHEM 341

Physical Chemistry

ENVT 200

Introduction to Environmental Studies

GEOL 101

Introduction to Geology

GEOL 103

Environmental Geology

GEOL 438

Hydrogeology

GEOL 240

Special Topics*

GEOL 314

Introduction to Remote Sensing

HONS 390

Special Topics*†

ASTR 206

Planetary Astronomy

PHYS 298

Special Topics*†

PHYS 301

Classical Mechanics

PHYS 308

Atmospheric Physics†

PHYS 340

Photonics

PHYS 390

Research*†

PHYS 399

Tutorial*†

PHYS 405

Thermal Physics

PHYS 412

Special Topics*†

PHYS 415

Fluid Mechanics

PHYS 456

Air Pollution Meteorology†

PHYS 457

Satellite Meteorology†

PHYS 458

Climate Change†

PHYS 499

Bachelor’s Essay*†

*Must involve meteorology and must be approved by the meteorology minor program director.

†If not taken to satisfy requirements in above categories.

NOTES:

1. A minimum of nine credit hours must be at the 200 level or above.

2. Many of these courses require prerequisites which will not count towards the minor unless they are on the list above.

3. Students must notify the meteorology minor program director prior to graduation to receive credit for the minor on their transcript.