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Minor in Atmospheric Science

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Requirements for the Minor in Atmospheric Science

Student selecting this minor must complete courses as specified in each of the following areas:

Atmospheric Science Prerequisite or Co-requisite Knowledge

Atmospheric Science Minor Course Requirements

  • Introductory Meteorology (5). Satisfied by ATMO 105.
  • Climate and Climate Change (3). Satisfied by ATMO 321/GEOG 321.
  • Weather Forecasting (3). Satisfied by ATMO 505.

Atmospheric Science Required Electives

Student selecting this minor must complete 3 courses (9 hours) of the following:

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 20 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 15 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

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