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Geography and City and Regional Planning

Broadcast Meteorology Certificate

Course Requirements 

The Broadcast Meteorology Certificate is an interdisciplinary program that is administered by two departments: (1) Media, Communications, and Journalism and (2) Geography. This program consists of four required courses.

The certificate is designed for students seeking employment opportunities and for those who want to explore the potential for further study as a meteorologist. A certificate in broadcast meteorology provides students with training to better prepare weather-related stories such as on drought, floods, and severe weather. The coursework provides instruction on taking complex weather information and making it more easily understood by the general public.

Required Courses:
MCJ 124, MCJ 128, GEOG 111, GEOG 115 (GE IB) 

Total (12 units)