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Atmospheric Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Corpus Christi, TX, United States
The Atmospheric Science program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi seeks to provide a high quality educational experience for students majoring in atmospheric science in preparation for industrial or government positions, and for graduate study. 
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The Atmospheric Science program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is designed for those planning to teach environmental science or physics at the 8-12 level, or who need atmospheric science knowledge and skills relevant to future studies in the sciences.

The student who wishes to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Atmospheric Science may do so by following one of the four curriculum plans referred to as concentrations:

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Weather Broadcasting

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses in atmospheric science are offered in support of graduate degree programs in Environmental Science, Coastal and Marine System Science and educatio

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Weathercasting 
  • Weather Observations
  • Introduction to Meteorology
  • Physical Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Thermodynamics
  • Synoptic Meteorology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; or
  • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or

Earn at least:

  • 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing)(Exam dates prior to March 5,2016) or
  •  minimum score of 480 on the Evidenced-Based reading and Writing (EBRW) test and minimum score of 530 on the 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Corpus Christi

  • 894 - 1660 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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