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Questions? Contact us at:

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

Or review our policies:
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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

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
OC Course 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
Humanities Course 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 6 Credit Hours
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
PHY 231 (4) 4
PHY 232 (4) 4
PHY 241 Lab (1) 1
PHY 242 Lab (1) 1
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 6 Credit Hours
MAT 174 (4) 4
MAT 184 (4) 4
Total Credit Hours  39
Associate in Science Requirements
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
MAT 275 (4) 4
MAT 285 (3) 3
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
ASL 101 (3) or FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 3
ASL 102 (3) or FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 3
Total Credit Hours  13
Electives
GEN 100 (1) 1
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 2
Total Credit Hours  9

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

University Of Louisville Courses
PHYS 220 (3.00) 3
PHYS 360 (3.00) 3
Supporting Course 3
Elective 3
PHYS 362 (3.00) 3
Supporting Course 3
PHYS 465 (3.00) 3
PHYS 365 (3.00) 3
PHYS 466 (3.00) 3
Supporting Course 3
SOCS 300+ 3
WR Course 300+ 3
PHYS 300 (3.00) 3
PHYS 469 (3.00) 3
GEOG 558 (3.00) 3
WR Course 300+ 3
PHYS 361 (3.00) 3
GEOG 355 (3.00) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours  60

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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