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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Meteorology, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
CHEM 1111 - General Chemistry I   4   MATH 2240 - Calculus II   4
COMP 1000 - Composition   3   METR 2012 - Climate Change and Variability   3
MATH 2230 - Calculus I   4   GEOL 1015  OR GEOL 1020   3
METR 1010 - Introduction to Meteorology   4   Gen Ed Elective and/or OCS Elective 3
      Gen Ed Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
MATH 2250 - Calculus III   4   METR 2040 - Physical Meteorology   3
METR 2060 - Weather Analysis and Forecasting I   4   METR 3061 - Weather Analysis and Forecasting II   4
PHYS 2030 - General Physics I   4   PHYS 2040 - General Physics II   4
Gen Ed Elective 3   GEOL 2082  OR ESCI 1010   3/4
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 14/15

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
METR 3050 - Atmospheric Dynamics   3   CSCI 1160 - Fundamentals of Programming   3
MATH 2770 - Ordinary Differential Equations   3   METR 3051 - Research Methods in Dynamics   3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
METR 4075 - Mesoscale Meteorology   3   METR 3080 - Atmospheric Radiative Transfer   3
METR 3085 - Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere   3   METR 4098 - Senior Seminar in Atmospheric Science   3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Total Credits for Degree: 120 

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. 

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course numbered 3000 and above. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course numbered 3000 and above that carries a LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance


SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.

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