Undergraduate Meteorology-Climatology Program
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers a program leading to the bachelor of science degree in meteorology-climatology. This program combines basic atmospheric science and climatology courses with a rigorous training in mathematics, computer science, and physics.
This comprehensive degree program will prepare students for possible employment in state, federal, and private agencies which are involved in the many applied fields of meteorology-climatology. This series of courses will also assist the student in preparation for graduate level studies in meteorology-climatology.
The meteorology-climatology degree program fulfills the recommended curriculum of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). The degree program also meets or exceeds the minimum hiring requirements of the National Weather Service. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a member of UCAR.
Meteorology Undergraduate Advisor
Dr. Deborah Bathke
220C Bessey Hall
- Major in Meteorology-Climatology
- Minor in Meteorology-Climatology:
- Meteorology emphasis: METR 200, 205, 311, 323, 341, plus one METR course at the 400 level.
- Climatology emphasis: METR 200, 475, and 4 courses from the following courses: METR 408, 450, 470, 478, 479, 483, 487, or 498.
How to apply
- Complete the University of Nebraska undergraduate admissions application. For more information on the admissions procedures please contact the UNL Undergraduate Office of Admissions.
- Contact the departmental advisor listed above for more information.