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PHS 119 - Fundamentals of Weather

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
This course meets the Biological and Physical Sciences General Education Requirement.

Explore basic principles of atmospheric science and investigate types of interesting weather phenomena. Learn about atmospheric warming mechanisms, development of clouds, global and regional wind patterns and all categories of severe weather developments. Analyze and interpret weather maps, satellite images and atmospheric thermodynamic diagrams. Develop informed conclusions about Earth’s weather and climate changes. Lab fee $30.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for MAT 137  or MAT 145  or MAT 151  and ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms; OL, summer term.