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Undergraduate Programs

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We offer two undergraduate majors:

The Atmospheric Sciences major, which emphasizes the scientific study of the behavior of weather and climate, and applications to the important practical problems of weather forecasting and climate prediction, is available to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

The Science of Earth Systems major, which integrates geological, atmospheric, oceanic, and biogeochemical knowledge, is available to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Engineering.

Student Spotlight

Nate Williams

"I actually started analyzing satellite imagery a couple of weeks after arriving on campus." read more

Did you know?

Prof. Jack Oliver's research provided convincing proof that Earth’s continents are constantly moving. In 1968, Dr. Oliver, colleague Dr. Bryan Isacks and a former graduate student Lynn Sykes, wrote the paper “Seismology and the New Global Tectonics,” that put together earthquake evidence from around the world that made a convincing case that continental drift was indeed occurring.