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General requirements:

Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in courses taken in the certificate program and maintain good standing in any University program of study for which they are enrolled. Students are encouraged to meet with the certificate Director to discuss progress in the program.

Course requirements:

To complete the certificate, 12-14 credit hours must be completed. Among these 6 credit hours are from two required core courses and the additional 6-8 credit hours are from electives.

Core courses (6 credit hours):

ATMO/GEOG 321—Climate and Climate Change

GEOG 371—Environmental Geopolitics

Elective courses (6-8 credit hours):

ATMO 521—Microclimatology

ATMO 634—Physical Climatology

ATMO 680—Physical Meteorology

GEOG 332—Glaciers and Landscape

GEOG 336—Introduction to Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

GEOG 372—Environmental Policy

GEOG 526—Remote Sensing of Environment

GEOG 556—Geography of the Energy Crisis

GEOG 577—Human Dimensions of Global Change

Depending on the specific topic covered, the following courses may also be elected to count towards the 6-8 credit hours:

GEOG 339—Topics in Physical Geography

GEOG 395—Environmental Issues of

GEOG 531—Topics in Physical Geography


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