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Courses for a Degree in Meteorology

In addition to a focus on meteorology courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Meteorology Courses:

  • Introduction to Meteorology
  • Unusual Weather
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Climate and Climate Change
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Forecasting Models and Methods
  • Energy and Water Balance
  • Microclimatology
  • Air Pollution Meteorology 

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology


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