Why study geography?
Because people, places, and environments interact and evolve in a changing world.
Why study atmospheric science?
The study of atmospheric processes enables us to understand human interactions with the environment.
Requirements for the Minor in Atmospheric Science
|Atmospheric Science Prerequisite or Co-requisite Knowledge (0)|
|Calculus I. Satisfied by the following:|
|Calculus I: Honors|
|Calculus II. Satisfied by the following:|
|Calculus II: Honors|
|General Physics I. Satisfied by the following:|
|General Physics I|
and General Physics I Laboratory
|General Physics I Honors|
|Atmospheric Science Minor Course Requirements (11)|
|Introductory Meteorology. Satisfied by the following:|
|ATMO 105||Introductory Meteorology||5|
|Climate and Climate Change. Satisfied by the following:|
|ATMO/GEOG 321||Climate and Climate Change||3|
|Weather forecasting. Satisfied by the following:|
|ATMO 505||Weather Forecasting||3|
|Atmospheric Science Required Electives (9)|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Air Pollution Meteorology|
Minor Hours & Minor GPA
While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:
Satisfied by 20 hours of minor courses.
Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of KU resident credit in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 15 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.
Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.