Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BS in Atmospheric Science with concentration in General Meterology. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 (2 Crs Required), B.S. Degree Requirement)3MATH 126 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4
ATMO 105 (Major Requirement)5PHSX 211 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4
MATH 125 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4PHSX 216 (B.S. Degree Requirement)1
CHEM 130 (B.S. Degree Requirement)5EVRN 148 (Goal 3 Natural Science, B.S. Degree Requirement)3
 Goal 3 Arts/Humanities3
 17 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
MATH 127 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 (2 Crs Required), B.S. Degree Requirement )3
PHSX 212 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3EECS 138 (Fortran Preferred, C++ & Matlab accepted), B.S. Degree Requriement3
PHSX 236 (B.S. Degree Requirement)1MATH 220 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3
ATMO 321 (Major Requirement)3MATH 290 (B.S. Degree Requirement)2
ATMO 505 (Degree Requirement)3MATH 526 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3
 14 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
ATMO 640 (Major Requirement)3ATMO 521 (Major Requirement)3
ATMO 680 (Major Requirement)3ATMO 605 (Major Requirement)2
MATH 581 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3ATMO 630 (Major Requirement)3
COMS 130 (Goal 2.2, B.S. Degree Requirement)3ATMO 660 (Major Requirement)3
Goal 3 Social Science3Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3
 15 14
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
ATMO 650 (Major Requirement)3ATMO 525 (Major Requirement)3
ENGL 362 (Goal 1.1, B.S. Degree Requirement)3ATMO 642 (Major Requirement)3
GEOG 358 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4ATMO 697 (Major Requirement)1
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
Elective3Elective3
 Elective2
 16 15
Total Hours 120

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.