Curriculum



Coursework for the Atmospheric Physics Minor and Major-Track is shown below.

Chief Meteorologist Kevin Harned of WAVE3 hosts a joint gathering of the AMS (Amer. Meteorol. Soc.) student chapters from UofL and WKU at the station (March 9, 2017).



ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS: MINOR and PHYSICS-MAJOR TRACK - CURRICULUM

Semester Hours TOTAL
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Physics Core 10
PHYS 295,296 2
PHYS 298,299 8
Atmospheric Physics Core 9
PHYS/GEOS 220 (Introduction to Weather) 3
PHYS 363 (Atmospheric Physics) 3
PHYS 464 (Atmospheric Dynamics) 3
Upper Level Atmospheric Courses (choose one*)3
PHYS 517 (Physics of Climate) 3
PHYS 518 (Space Weather) 3
Minimum Total Credits 22

*Students using the Physics Core sequence (298/295, 299/296) for a major are required to take both upper level atmospheric courses for the minor.