Broadcast Meteorology (B.S.)


87 semester hours in science and other courses as follows:

1. Meteorology Core Courses (46 hours):

METR 1325Natural Hazards

METR 1125Natural Hazards Lab

METR 1360Climatology

METR 1430Meteorology

METR 3310Radar Meteorology

METR 3320Forecasting I

METR 3325Thermodynamic Meteorology

METR 3330Forecasting II

METR 3335Severe Weather

METR 3340Hydrology

METR 3356Synoptic Meteorology

METR 3360Satellite Meteorology

METR 3390Meteorology Instrumentation

METR 3190Meteorology Instrumentation Lab

METR 4310Weathercasting I

METR 4320Weathercasting II

METR 4210Capstone in Broadcast Meteorology

2. Advanced Meteorology Electives (3 hours):

Select a three-hour upper-division meteorology course not listed in Part 1, the Meteorology Core section.

3. Oceanography

GEOL 1420Oceanography

4. Broadcast Communication Courses

a. Communication Core Courses (6 hours):
COMM 1301Introduction to Mass Communication

COMM 3360Video Production II

b. Communication Elective Courses (6 hours):

Students will select six hours from the following courses:

COMM 3353Broadcast Journalism

COMM 3380Announcing/Performance

COMM 3390Radio Practicum

COMM 3395Television Practicum

5. 12 semester hours in Mathematics:

MATH 1311Precalculus

MATH 2312Calculus I

MATH 2313Calculus II

MATH 2314Differential Equations

6. 8 semester hours in Physics:

PHYS 2305Physics I

PHYS 2306Physics II

7. 8 semester hours in Chemistry:

CHEM 1301Chemical Principles I

CHEM 1302Chemical Principles II

CHEM 1203L may substitute for CHEM 1101 and CHEM 1102.

8. 3 semester hours in Computer Programming:

Select one of the following courses:

MATH 2340Computer Programming for Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering

CIS 2330Programming Languages I

CIS 3360Computer Science

Or other approved courses.