Dec 11, 2018  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics—Meteorology Major (B.S.)


Major code BS3110

College of Arts and Sciences 
Department of Mathematics 
Morton Hall 321
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1254
Fax: 740.593.9805
mathematics@ohio.edu
http://www.math.ohiou.edu

Todd Young, contact person
 

Program Overview

This interdisciplinary program in the Departments of Geography, Mathematics, and Physics is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of meteorology, climatology, and atmospheric physics. The program can be taken with an emphasis in geography, mathematics, or physics.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year

No requirements beyond University admission requirements. However, it is strongly recommended that students satisfy at least one of the following before entering any of the undergraduate programs:

  • Have a least a 30 ACT Math score or a SAT Math score of 680 or above
  • Have scored at least a 3 on the AP Calculus AB exam
  • Have scored at least a 4 on the AP Statistics exam

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements. However, it is strongly recommended that students satisfy at least one of the following before transferring into the program:

  • Have a least a 30 ACT Math score or a SAT Math score of 680 or above
  • Have scored at least a 3 on the AP Calculus AB exam
  • Have scored at least a 4 on the AP Statistics exam
  • Attained Level 3 on the Math Placement Exam
  • Earned at least an A- in MATH 2301 or have an A- on an equivalent transfer course

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements. However, it is strongly recommended that students satisfy at least one of the following before entering the program:

  • Have a least a 30 ACT Math score or a SAT Math score of 680 or above
  • Have scored at least a 3 on the AP Calculus AB exam
  • Have scored at least a 4 on the AP Statistics exam
  • Earned at least an A- in a course equivalent to MATH 2301

 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students with a degree in this program are prepared for a career in meteorology. An emphasis in mathematics gives the student particular preparation for graduate study that includes mathematics/computer modeling of weather and climate.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Program Requirements


For a B.S. degree with a major in mathematics - meteorology, a student must complete a total of at least 30 semester credit hours of mathematics courses.

Mathematics Bachelors Common Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Complete one of the following courses:


Discrete Math


Complete one of the following courses:

Numerical Methods


Complete one of the following courses:

Advanced Differential Equations


Complete one of the following courses:

Chemistry and Physics Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Geography Requirements


Complete the following courses: