Environmental Physics Minor

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences minor in Environmental Physics is designed for students interested in applying physical and mathematical principles to environmental problems.  This minor is ideal for those interested in graduate work in geophysics or atmospheric sciences.

Required Courses:

  • EAS 4655   Atmospheric Dynamics (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 3610   Introduction to Geophysics (3-0-3) Fall

Choose 9 credit hours (3 MUST be 3000 level or above):

  • EAS 2750   Physics of the Weather (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 3603   Earth System Thermodynamics (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4312 Geodynamics (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4331 Physical Volcanology (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4360 Space Physics and Instrumentation (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4370 Physics of Planets (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4410   Climate and Global Change (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4450   Synoptic Meteorology (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4470   Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4670  Atmospheric Dynamics II (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4699 Undergraduate Research(max 3 credit  hours toward minor) (3-0-3)
  • *EAS 4803 Special Topics – If approved in advance by the Undergraduate Coordinator