Meteorology and Climate Science Department

Minor - Atmospheric and Seismic Hazards

This non-mathematical minor is designed to increase student understanding of natural and man-made meteorological, geological and environmental hazards.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor13
Required Courses10
METR 112. Global Climate ChangesR3
METR 170A. Weather Briefing1
Taken in the Fall Semester
GEOL 003. Planet EarthB13
Complete one course from:
METR 010. Weather and ClimateB13
METR 012. Global Warming: Science and SolutionsB13
Please note: If a student is taking this minor as a requirement for their major, both courses may be required. Please see advisor for more details.
METR 113. Atmospheric PollutionR3
GEOL 112. Hazards, Risks of Earthquakes and VolcanoesR3

Total Units:13