Understanding Aviation Weather

7106
Bachelor of Science
Classroom
No
Undergraduate
Main Campus - Melbourne
Major Code: 7106 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

The curriculum for the aviation meteorology major provides a background in meteorology, aeronautical science and the appropriate physical sciences. A student completing the program meets the requirements of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for employment by the federal government as a meteorologist. Graduates are prepared for careers with major airlines, corporate aviation and the FAA, as well as international organizations.

B.S. and M.S. degrees in meteorology are also offered through the marine and environmental systems department in the College of Engineering.

Freshman Year
Fall (17 credit hours)
  • AVM 1000 Introduction to Aviation
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVS 1201 Aviation Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
    Credit Hours: 0
  • CSE 1503 Introduction to Software Development With FORTRAN
    Credit Hours: 0
  • FYE 1000 University Experience
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1001 Calculus 1
    Credit Hours: 0
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • AVT 2201 National Airspace System
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1102 Writing About Literature
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1002 Calculus 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 1001 Physics 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2091 Physics Laboratory 1
    Credit Hours: 0
Sophomore Year
Fall (16 credit hours)
  • COM 2012 Research Sources and Systems
    Credit Hours: 0
  • HUM 2051 Civilization 1: Ancient Through Medieval
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 2001 Calculus 3
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 2401 Probability and Statistics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2002 Physics 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2092 Physics Laboratory 2
    Credit Hours: 0
Spring (17 credit hours)
  • AVS 1202 Introduction to Aviation Physiology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVS 2102 Aerodynamics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 2223 Scientific and Technical Communication
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 2201 Differential Equations/Linear Algebra
    Credit Hours: 0
  • OCN 2407 Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Humanities Core Course Credit Hours: 3
Junior Year
Fall (16 credit hours)
  • AVT 3203 Air Traffic Control 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 3401 Synoptic Meteorology 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • OCN 3430 Fundamentals of Geophysical Fluids
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 3060 Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Mechanics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Humanities Elective Credit Hours: 3
Spring (12 credit hours)
  • AVS 3201 Aviation Meteorology 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 3402 Synoptic Meteorology 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 3
Senior Year
Fall (15 credit hours)
  • AVM 4501 Air Transportation Management
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 4301 Aviation Safety
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4233 Remote Sensing for Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4305 Atmospheric Dynamics 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • AVM 4302 Aviation Law
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4306 Atmospheric Dynamics 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4310 Climatology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • SPS 4030 Physics of the Atmosphere
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Restricted Elective (Aviation) (Q) Credit Hours: 3
Total Credits Required: 123