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2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog 
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Meteorology, B.S.

Major Code: 7224 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

Meteorology is an interdisciplinary applied science program with its research roots and applications in three colleges: Science, Engineering and Computing, and Aeronautics (S.E.A.). The program is currently administered by the Department of Physics and Space Sciences. A related degree program in aviation meteorology is offered by the College of Aeronautics.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Meteorology complete a minimum of 127 credit hours as outlined below. A meteorology major completing at least 24 credit hours including MET 3401 , MET 3402 , MET 4233 , MET 4305 , MET 4306 , SPS 4030 , and six credit hours from among AVS 3201 , ENS 3101 , MET 4310  and OCN 3401 , is eligible to be certified as a professional meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and is thus qualified for entry into positions in NOAA National Weather Service, NASA and the U.S. Armed Forces.


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Spring (15 credit hours)

Total Credits Required: 127