Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year
Covers the elements that make up meteorology, potential climate change, severe weather, and weather forecasting.
Upon successful completion of Atms 117, Meteorology, students should have a basic understanding of the atmosphere and the basic processes that bring about weather and climate patterns. Students should also have acquired a basic understanding of the spatial relations between these entities and how these processes are influenced by human activities.
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
The General Education Mission is to provide students with critical life skills. ATMS 117: Meteorology addresses the general education student learning outcome:
ATMS 117 fills an elective degree requirement for the Associate of Science with Geoscience emphasis. The mission of the Associate of Science-Geoscience emphasis is to provide a strong foundation in earth and physical sciences, and prepare students for transfer into many disciplines, including geology, geography, environmental science, and science teaching. ATMS 117 addresses the program student learning outcome: