2014-2015 Catalog

SCIE 1400 Introduction to Meteorology

5.0 - 3.0 - 6.0


(2) College-level reading, writing and math; and MATH 0931 or MATH 0960


SCIE 1400L

Course Description

This course introduces and explores the dynamic nature of weather phenomena that impact our daily activities, travel, and industry. It covers atmospheric structure, clouds, precipitation, fronts, wind, storms, climate, and pollution. Topics include current issues ranging from aviation accidents and global warming to alternate energy sources. Beginning 14/FA, students registering for this course must also register for SCIE 1400L which is the laboratory component of the course.