an aerial picture of the quadStudents in our MS program undertake research that pushes the boundaries of our sciences, whether it be the latest in computer modeling or discovering new phenomena in the field. The following Master of Science (MS) requirements are formulated within the framework of the Graduate College requirements as described in A Handbook for Graduate Students and Advisors. The requirements of the degree of MS in Atmospheric Sciences correspond to the general requirements of the Graduate College for the degree, with the additional requirements outlined below.  A total of 32 hours are required; a minimum of 16 of the 32 hours must come from 500 series core courses.