Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BS in Atmospheric Science with concentration in Hydrometerology. 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)3PHSX 211 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4
ATMO 105 (Major Requirement)5PHSX 216 (B.S. Degree requirement)1
MATH 125 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4EVRN 148 (Goal 3 Natural Science, B.S. Degree Requriement)3
CHEM 130 (B.S. Degree Requirement)5MATH 126 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4
 Goal 3 Arts/Humanities3
 17 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
ATMO 321 (Major Requirement)3EECS 138 (Fortran Preferred, C++ & Matlab accepted), B.S. Degree Requirement3
ATMO 505 (Major Requirement)3MATH 220 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3
PHSX 212 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3MATH 290 (B.S. Degree Requirement)2
PHSX 236 (B.S. Degree Requirement)1ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 (2 Crs Required), B.S. Degree Requirement)3
MATH 127 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4COMS 130 (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
CE 301 (Major Requirement)5ATMO 630 (Major Requirement)3
MATH 526 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3ATMO 660 (Major Requirement)3
MATH 581 (B.S. Degree Requirement)3Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3
 17 14
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
CE 330 (Major Requirement)3CE 455 (Major Requirement)3
ENGL 362 (Goal 1.1, B.S Degree Requirement)3ATMO 525 (Major Requirement)3
GEOG 358 (B.S. Degree Requirement)4ATMO 642 (Major Requirement)3
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3ATMO 697 (Major Requirement)1
 Goal 3 Social Science3
 Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
 13 16
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.