Meteorology (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2023–Spring 2024 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Meteorology

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Geographic and Environmental Sciences
Academic Plan Code(s):  METEMINOR

The minor in Meteorology is designed to provide  an opportunity for students to pursue operational meteorology and potential careers in meteorology. This minor, when paired with a B.S. degree in Physics or Math, would fulfill government educational requirements for employment.

Program Requirements

ENVS 220Introduction to Weather and Climate 3
ENVS 305Introduction to Weather Analysis3
ENVS 370Thermodynamic Meteorology3
ENVS 465Mesoscale Meteorology3
ENVS 469Synoptic Meteorology3
ENVS 590Selected Topics in Geosciences3
Minimum Total Hours18

 At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.