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Meteorology (SCI 103)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study, self-paced). 

Dates: 

November 2016 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the earth’s climate system and physical mechanisms of climate change; explain potential climate change impacts, mitigation options, and adaptation strategies; identify and assess key issues at the intersection of climate and society; and analyze and present modeled and observed climate data.

Instruction: 

This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of basic meteorology and essential background for further discussion of changes in weather and climate.  Major topics include: the structure of the atmosphere; weather processes, systems and phenomena; climate and climatic change, economic impact of weather. The course of study necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook.  Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each lesson.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Environmental Ecology or Oceanographic Sciences (11/16).

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