Requirements Effective Fall 2019

Students majoring in Atmospheric Sciences can earn distinction, high distinction, and highest distinction upon graduation. The requirements for these awards are:

  • For Distinction: A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.30, and two consecutive semesters of ATMS 492 (Capstone Research).
  • For High Distinction: A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50, and two consecutive semesters of ATMS 492 (Capstone Research).
  • For Highest Distinction: A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.70, and two consecutive semesters of ATMS 492 (Capstone Research).