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

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chem Molecular Sci1,B 3(CP) CH 201 Chem Quant Sci1,B 3
CH 102 General Chem Lab3,B 1 CH 202 General Quant Lab3 1
MA 141 Calculus I1,A 4(CP) ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1,H 4
MEA 100 Earth Systems Science2,G, J 4 MA 241 Calculus II1,A 4(CP)
COS 100 The Science of Change4,G 2 MEA 215 Intro to Atmospheric Sciences2 4
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Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Computer Science Option5 3 MA 341 Applied Differential Equations I3 3
MA 242 Calculus III3 4 MEA 250 Intro to Coastal Environments2 3
MEA 200 Intro to Oceanography2 3(CP) MEA 312 Atmospheric Thermodynamics2 4
MEA 210 Oceanography Lab2 1 HESF 1** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
PY 205 Physics Engineers & Scientists I1 3(CP) PY 208 Physics Engineers & Scientists II3 3
PY 206 Physics Engineers & Scientists I Lab3 1 PY 209 Physics Engineers & Scientists II Lab3 1
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Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MEA 321 Fund Air Qual. & Climate Chg2 3 Advanced Writing Elective7 3
MEA 421 Atmospheric Dynamics I1 3 Approved Elective2,6 3
MEA 460 Physical Oceanography2 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
ST 370 Prob & Stat for Engineers3 3 MEA 462 Obser. Methods & Data Analysis2 3
GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3 MEA 467 Marine Meteorology2 3
    MEA 495 Junior Seminar 1
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Summer

Fall Semester Credit
MEA 459 Coastal Processes2 5

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Approved Elective2,6 4 Approved Elective2,6 4
GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3 MEA 464 Ocean Circulation Systems2 3
MEA 463 Fluid Physics2 3 GEP Addtl. Breadth Reqt.F 3
GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D 3 GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D 3
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Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
  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. COS 100 is for new freshmen only. Transfer students will need to select a course from the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list. 5.Any MEA computing course, CSC 112, CSC 113, or MA 116. 6. To be selected in consultation with advisor. 7. 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 http://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: COS 100, MEA 100 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: MEA 100 K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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