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Entering the Major

There are no entrance requirements. A student may declare Atmospheric Sciences as a major upon admission to the university.

However, there are courses which must be completed, either at the UW or another institution, before beginning the Atmospheric Sciences majors' curriculum.

These courses are:

  • MATH 124, 125, 126 (one year of college calculus)

  • PHYS 121,122,123 (one year of calculus-based physics), This sequence to be started after the student has taken MATH 124, usually while the student is in MATH 125.

Other required courses which are recommended before beginning the atmospheric sciences curriculum are:

  • CSE 142 (basic programming course)

  • STAT 390 (basic statistics course, may be taken while in program)

 

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