Meteorology, Minor


Department of Geography & City & Regional Planning

Meteorology Minor Requirements

The Meteorology Minor requires the successful completion of four meteorology/climatology courses within the Geography Department and three other elective courses that are drawn from Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geography, and Physics departments.

Core courses:GEOG 5, GEOG 111, GEOG 112, GEOG 114(12 units)

Electives (9 units)*
With the approval of a program adviser, elect 9 units from the following list of courses: CHEM 3A, CSCI 40, EES 109, EES 125, EES 167, GEOG 118, PHYS 2A.
Total (21 units)

*All courses must be passed with a letter grade of C or better to count as credit toward the undergraduate Minor in Meteorology.


Instruction at introductory and advanced levels is conducted by a faculty whose teaching and research interests are diverse. All major facets of the discipline are represented as are a number of specializations, which include medical geography, economic studies of China, urban revitalization, political ecology of natural resource management, environmental monitoring using remote sensing, urban air quality, urban and regional planning, environmental planning, and climate change and global governance.

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