Marine Sciences (BS): Meteorology (17MARSCBS-17MARSCMET)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chem Molecular Sci1,B 3 CH 201 Chem Quant Sci1,B 3
CH 102 General Chem Lab3,B 1 CH 202 General Quant Lab3 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1,4,H 4 MA 241 Calculus II1,A 4
MA 141 Calculus I1,A 4 MEA 100 Earth Systems Science2,6 4
MEA 213 Fund of Meteorology I2 2 MEA 214 Fund of Meteorology II2 2
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning5 1 Computer Science Option3,7 3
15 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III3 4 PY 208 Physics Engineers & Scientists II3 3
MEA 200 Intro to Oceanography2 3 PY 209 Physics Engineers & Scientists II Lab 1
MEA 210 Oceanography Lab2 1 MEA 250 Intro to Coastal Environments2 3
MEA 321 Fund Air Qual. & Climate Chg 3 MA 341 Applied Differential Equations I3 3
PY 205 Physics Engineers & Scientists I1 3 MEA 312 Atmospheric Thermodynamics2 4
PY 206 Physics Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3 Approved Elective2,8 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 Advanced Writing Elective9 3
MEA 421 Atmospheric Dynamics I1 3 MEA 467 Marine Meteorology2 3
MEA 460 Physical Oceanography2 3 MEA 462 Obser. Methods & Data Analysis2 3
ST 380 Prob & Stat for Phys Sciences3 3 GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D 3
13 15

Summer

Fall Semester Credit
MEA 459 Coastal Processes2 5

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Approved Elective2,8 3 Approved Elective2,8 3
GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3 GEP Addtl. Breadth Reqt.F 3
MEA 463 Fluid Physics2 3 MEA 464 Ocean Circulation Systems2 3
MEA 495 Senior Seminar 1 GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G 2-3
GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G 3 GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D 3
13 14-15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 122
Major/Program Footnotes
1
. Grade of C- or higher required in CH 101, CH 201; ENG 101; MA 141, 241; MEA 421; PY 205.
2. No more than one D will be accepted in MEA core courses and concentration courses.
3. No more than one D will be accepted in other basic math or science courses.
4. ENG 101 will not be available for all students in fall of their freshman year. Students not enrolled in ENG 101 should register for this course the following fall, and substitute a GEP Humanities Requirement in their first semester.
5. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
6. Majors should register for the honors lab section.
7. CSC 112 or 114 or MA 116. If you plan to double major in meteorology, MA 116 is required.
8. To be selected in consultation with advisor.
9. Advanced Writing Elective must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, and ENG 333. This satisfies the Communication in the Major Co-Requisite.

* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.
A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, MA 241
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, CH 102, CH 201
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite . The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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