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University of Louisville
Transfer Office
(502) 852-0166
transfer@louisville.edu
Houchens Bldg, Room 150 2211 S. Brook Street Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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B.S. ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
GEN 100 (1) 1
ENG 101 (3) 3
SB Course 3
MAT 174 (4) 4
ASL 101 (3) or FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 3
Total Credit Hours14
Semester 2Credit Hours
ENG 102 (3) 3
PHY 231 (4) 4
PHY 241 Lab (1) 1
MAT 184 (4) 4
ASL 102 (3) or FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 3Credit Hours
Elective 3
OC Course 3
PHY 232 (4) 4
PHY 242 Lab (1) 1
MAT 275 (4) 4
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
Elective 3
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
SB Course 3
Elective 2
MAT 285 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours17

Pre-Transfer Notes

Those with questions about the UofL Atmospheric Sciences program may contact:
Dr. Tim Dowling
Phone: 502-852-6790
Email: dowling@louisville.edu
Website: http://louisville.edu/atmosphericscience

Entry-Level Math Requirement
Students must meet or exceed one of the following:
A score of 24 on ACT Math or 550 on SAT Math or a C in Calculus II.

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
PHYS 220 (3.00) 3
PHYS 360 (3.00) 3
Supporting Course 3
Elective 3
GEOG 355 (3.00) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
Supporting Course 3
PHYS 300 (3.00) 3
WR Course 300+ 3
PHYS 361 (3.00) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
PHYS 362 (3.00) 3
PHYS 465 (3.00) 3
PHYS 365 (3.00) 3
SOCS 300+ 3
WR Course 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
Supporting Course 3
PHYS 466 (3.00) 3
PHYS 469 (3.00) 3
GEOG 558 (3.00) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Program Notes

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College of Arts and Sciences

Entry-Level Math Requirement
Students must meet or exceed one of the following:
A score of 24 on ACT Math or 550 on SAT Math or a C in Calculus II.


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