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Meteorology

General

Program Title

Meteorology

Degree Designation

BS

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

This program is designed to provide a degree whose course content, staff and facilities meet the guidelines set forth by the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Service for undergraduate programs. A Doppler weather radar is located on the campus, and computer-based presentation of weather satellite images and weather maps are provided in the weather forecasting laboratory. St. Cloud State University is an Academic Affiliate of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, a consortium of North American institutions with education and research programs in the atmospheric sciences.

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Status

Active

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Program Requirements (78 credits)

(72 credits) course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course or course, course, course, course, CYB267.

Electives

6 credits numbered 300 or above with approval of the student's adviser. These may include but are not limited to course, course, course, course, course, course, course or course.

  • The Upper Division Writing Requirement is satisfied in course and course, the senior project courses.

Notes

See program website for additional information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Master Knowledge Essential for the Discipline

Outcome

Apply technological tools (both hardware and software) to collect, process, analyze, and visualize meteorological and other scientific data.

Outcome

Apply critical and analytical thinking to solve relevant scientific problems in both individual and collaborative settings across and related to the atmospheric sciences.

Outcome

Effectively communicate scientific information in oral and written form at an appropriate level for their audience.

Outcome

Understand and utilize the principles of proper ethical behavior within the atmospheric sciences regarding professional conduct and be aware of the scientific limits of prediction (see AMS Guidelines for Professional Conduct; Article XII of the AMS Constitution, and https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/ams-organization-and-administration/constitution-and-bylaws/).

Outcome

Create, synthesize, or apply knowledge within the atmospheric sciences or between the atmospheric sciences and other disciplines, for example, through a capstone experience.

Degree Maps

Major Code

1099

Program Code

4509