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Atmospheric and Environmental Science:

Meteorology Specialization, BS 

Background Requirements

The Meteorology Specialization is designed for majors interested in the weather and climate attributes of Atmospheric & Environmental Science. The course sequence also satisfies the Federal Government’s GS-1340 Requirements to qualify as a Meteorologist. In addition to the core classes for the AES degree, the Meteorology Specialization requires degree candidates to take additional courses in physics, atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamic, radar, weather analysis & forecasting, and mathematics. Students should work with their advisor for the application procedure and appropriate forms.

Program Requirements

The Meteorology Specialization requires completion of 43 credits of coursework from the specialization’s requirement list and program approved electives. See your academic advisor for further details.

For more details, degree requirements, and course descriptions, degree candidates are asked to review South Dakota Mines Academic Catalog.

Contact Information

Dr. Adam French
Associate Professor
Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Program
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
McLaury 210C
Office Phone: (605) 394-1645
Email: Adam