Meteorology (BS): Marine Sciences (17METBS-17METMAR)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chem Molecular Sci1 3 CH 201 Chem Quant Sci3 3
CH 102 General Chem Lab3 1 CH 202 Gen. Quant. Lab 3,6 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1,4,H 4 MA 116 Intro. to Scient. Programming3 3
MEA 213 Intro. to Atmospheric Sciences I2 2 MA 241 Calculus II1,A 4
MA 141 Calculus I1,A 4 MEA 214 Intro to Atmospheric Sciences II2 2
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 MEA 100 Earth System ScienceG,J 4
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning5 1
16 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III3 4 MA 341 Applied Diff. Equations I3 3
MEA 321 Fund. of Air Quality & Climate Change2 3 MEA 200 Intro to Oceanography2 3
MEA 315 Math. Methods in Atmos. Sci.2 4 MEA 210 Oceanography Lab 2 1
PY 205 Physics Engr & Sci I 1,B 3 MEA 312 Atmospheric Thermodynamics2 4
PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1 PY 208 Physics Engr & Sci II 3,B 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab 1
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Geophysical Science Elective2,3,6 3 Advanced Writing Elective7 3
MEA 421 Atmopsheric Dynamics I1 3 MEA 412 Atmospheric Physics2 3
MEA 460 Physical Oceanography2 3 MEA 422 Atmospheric Dynamics II1 3
GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3 MEA 462 Obser Methods & Data Analysis2 3
ST 380 Prob & Stat for Phys3 3 GEP Social Science Reqt.D 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Approved Elective2,8 2 Advised Elective2,8 3
GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G 1-2 GEP Humanities RequirementC 3
GEP Social Science Reqt.D 3 GEP Additional Breadth RequirementF 3
MEA 443 Syn Weather Anal & Forecast2 4 MEA 467 Marine Meteorology2 3
MEA 455 Micrometeorology2 3 Restricted Elective2,9 3
MEA 495 Senior Seminar in MEAS 1
14-15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*,I,J,K: 123
Major/Program Footnotes
1
. Grade of C- or higher in CH 101; ENG 101; MA 141, 241; MEA 421, 422; PY 205.
2. No more than one D will be accepted in MEA or Approved Elective courses.
3. No more than one additional D will be accepted in other math or science courses.
4. Substitute GEP Social Science Requirement in fall if ENG 101 must be taken in spring due to course availability.
5. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
6. Geophysical Science Elective is selected from among MEA 101, PY 123, PY 124, SSC 220, or CE 200.
7. Advanced Writing Elective must be selected from among ENG 331, ENG 332, or ENG 333. The Advanced Writing Elective may not be used to satisfy the GEP Humanities Requirement. It does satisfy the Communications in the Major Co-Requisite.
8. Approved Elective should be selected in consultation with advisor.
9. Any meteorology course at the 400 level or above. Course choice affects career options. See advisor for appropriate course selection. 

* 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: PY 205/PY 206, PY 208/PY 209
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: 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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