Many universities offer an Atmospheric Science degree or option and this academic plan is intended to support the transfer student interested in that bachelor’s degree. Courses in this plan produce a foundation to transfer in such studies as weather and climate challenges that face society now and into the future.

Program Learning Outcomes

For University Studies Degree Learning Outcomes, see page 22.

Complete the following 10 units
  • ESCI 14 Meteorology (3)
  • ESCI 14L Meteorology Laboratory (1)
  • ESCI 17 Earth System Science (3)
  • ESCI 18 Global Climate Change: Past, Present and Future (3)
Choose the remaining 8 units from the following list to include at least one additional science course

Related Science Courses

  • AGNR 60 Environmental Science (3)
  • AGNR 61 Environmental Science Laboratory (1)
  • ASTR 1 Astronomy: The Solar System (3)
  • CHEM 1B General Chemistry (5)
  • ESCI 10 Environmental Geology (4)
  • ESCI 15 Oceanography (4)
  • NHIS 15 Natural History of California (3)
  • PHYS 2B General College Physics (4)
Courses from supporting disciplines
  • AGNR 1 Introduction to Natural Resources (3)
  • CIS 1 Computer Literacy Workshop (3)
  • GEOG 10 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
  • MATH 3B Calculus 3B (5)
  • MATH 14 Introduction to Statistics (4)

For reference only as of 2019/2020

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