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Meteorology and Related Studies is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

  • Meteorology

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    Meteorology

    Meteorology degree programs teach students how to predict weather conditions. The typical curriculum examines atmospheric movement, climate trends, and ozone levels. With an understanding of these concepts, students learn about various meteorological phenomena. They learn how to use statistical analysis to forecast weather events from sun, clouds, and rain to heat waves, droughts, thunderstorms, tropical storms, tornados, and hurricanes.

    These are some of the classes that make up a meteorology degree program:

    • Calculus
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Synoptic Meteorology
    • Numerical Weather Prediction / Differential Equations
    • Climatology
    • Analysis of Weather Charts
    • The Instruments of Meteorology
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