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.
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.