Undergraduate and graduate students can specialize in Climatology in the Geography and Geology degree programs. An emphasis in Climatology is also supported by the curriculum of the Climatology Minor (below) and the activities of the Indiana State University Climatology Laboratory (ISUCL).


Climatology Minor (20 semester hours, click link to view catalog course listings)

Required courses (11 hours):

Geography 314 - Meteorology (2 hours)

Geography 316 - Weather and Climate (3 hours)

Geography 416 - Climatology (3 hours)

Geography 454 - Introduction to Hydrology (3 hours)

 

Electives (9 hours):

Biology 350 - Ecology and Evolution (3 hours)

Geography 405 - Fundamentals of Remote Sensing (3 hours)

Geography 411 - Conservation of Natural Resources (3 hours)

Geology 270 - Earth History (3 hours)

Geology 350 - Geomorphic Processes (3 hours)

Geology 361 - Oceanography (3 hours)

Geology 452 - Quaternary Environments (3 hours)

Geology 455 - Groundwater Hydrology (3 hours)

Geology 457 - Envrionmental Geology (3 hours)

Health 438 - Tecnhical Seminar in Environmental Health Sciences (1 hour)

Mathematics 131 - Calculus I (4 hours)

Mathematics 132 - Calculus II (4 hours)

Mathematics 231 - Calculus III (4 hours)

Mathematics 241 - Principles of Statistics (3 hours)

Physics 355 - Introduction to Mathematical Physics (3 hours)

Physics 420 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (3 hours)

Physics 460 - Optics (3 hours)

Students minoring in climatology must select their additional 9 hours from courses other than in their major. Other suitable courses may be approved by the advisor. Entry to the program requires permission of the student's undergraduate advisor.


CLIMATOLOGY MINOR