2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Meteorology (MTRG) Minor

A minimum of 21 credit hours to include:

Required Minor Courses
GEOG 1514Introduction to Meteorology3
GEOG 1524Introduction to Earths Climate3
GEOG 2505Weather Analysis I3
GEOG 2506Weather Analysis II3
Geography/ Meteorology Restricted Electives
Select 3 of the following:9
Water, Environment, and Society
Polar Environments
Mountain Geography
Severe Weather
Interdisciplinary Issues and Ethics in Water Resources
Tracking Environmental Change
Tropical Meteorology
Total Credits21

Note: Upon declaring the MTRG minor, students who are majoring in Geography may no longer use any of the "Required Geography Courses" above (GEOG 1514 Introduction to Meteorology, GEOG 1524 Introduction to Earths Climate, GEOG 2505 Weather Analysis I, and GEOG 2506 Weather Analysis II) towards their GEOG major requirements. These courses may apply only toward the MTRG minor.

A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in these courses is required to complete the minor.

All minors must include 6 or more credits at 3000 level or above.

All courses must be taken for an A-F grade unless they are only offered P/F.

Steps for completing the Meteorology Minor:

  • Declare minor using a 'Major/Option/Minor Form' found in the CNRE Advising Center, 138 Cheatham Hall.
  • Include minor information when updating the application for degree in Hokie Spa.
  • Students cannot graduate until they have either:
    1. satisfied the requirements for the minor or
    2. withdrawn from the minor by notifying CNRE Academic Programs office in 138 Cheatham and revised their DARS.