Undergraduate Programs

Major Options

B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences

The major in atmospheric sciences emphasizes the study of the behavior of weather and climate, and applications to the important practical problems of weather forecasting and climate prediction. The major is available to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. A new option allows students in this program to complete an M.S. in atmospheric science with only one additional year of study.

B.A./B.S. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

The major in earth and atmospheric sciences (EAS) integrates geological, atmospheric, oceanic, and biogeochemical knowledge, and is available to students in the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering. A variety of courses are offered within our four concentrations: Climate Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geological Sciences, and Ocean Sciences.

Understanding the Past. Informing the Present. Improving the Future.

In Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, we are advancing fundamental research to understand human impacts on our planet and provide technologies and solutions for the future. We foster leaders in science that will go on to solve some of the biggest challenges of the 21st century.