SC 135. Introduction to Meteorology. 3 Hours.
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of weather phenomenon and how weather is predicted. Students will master the terminology of weather prediction; explore the water cycle, and how the sun affects weather. The course will also treat atmospheric circulation, cloud formation and identification and students will learn how to make weather assumptions based on observations of temperature, pressure, humidity, wind direction, and sky cover. Students will also learn how weather data is collected and how forecasters make predictions based on previous and current weather observations.