Atmospheric Science Minor

Atmospheric Science relates closely to other science fields from Geoscience to Physics to Chemistry to Engineering. Students with an interest in natural processes, computational modeling, or the environment, choose an Atmospheric Science minor to supplement their studies in those fields.

Interested in this Minor?

If you are interested in pursuing a minor in Atmospheric Science, please contact the Atmospheric Science Program Coordinator.


Total Credits

18 credits

Required Courses (6 credits)
  • Atm Sci 240 - Introduction to Meteorology, 3 credits
  • Atm Sci 360 - Synoptic Meteorology I, 3 credits
Electives (12 credits)

The remaining Atm Sci credits must be at the 300 level or above. Students must complete at least 9 upper-division (numbered 300 and above) credits in the minor in residence at UWM.

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.000 GPA on all credits in the minor, including any transfer work.