Undergraduate Program Overview
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in atmospheric sciences is designed to prepare a graduate for professional employment as an atmospheric scientist. Our B.S. program meets the Federal GS 1340 requirements for an operational meteorologist. A new graduate may be commissioned as a meteorological officer in the Air Force or Navy or appointed to a meteorological internship in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), they may work at the National Weather Service, Academic Institutions, Software and Data Engineering, the Armed Forces, research labs, aviation, the airline industry, utilities, infrastructure, insurance companies, and state and federal government agencies.
To apply to the University of Hawaii at Mānoa undergraduate program in Atmospheric Sciences, please review the requirements for whether you are an incoming high school, a transfer student, or an international student requirements below. Appropriate applications for each category can be found on the University of Hawaii at Mānoa Apply Now page.
Expectations for Conduct in the Department
The department, like the University and the scientific community at large, expects and depends on respectful, fair, and ethical behavior by its members, including students. In turn, each student should expect to be treated in such a manner.
Every student is responsible for reading, understanding, and abiding by the UH Student Conduct Code Policy E7.208 as well as other school and university policies. Students are required to complete and sign the Code of Student Conduct Affirmation Form when joining the department. University Policy concerning sexual harassment includes information on discerning appropriate from inappropriate behavior and the procedure for submitting a complaint.
Course Offerings and Descriptions
The University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Atmospheric Sciences list of courses is available here along with our recent course syllabi.
Undergraduate Chair: Jennifer Small Griswold | tel: (808) 956-3636 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Atmospheric Sciences Office | tel: (808) 956-8775 | Fax: (808) 956-2877 | email: email@example.com
SOEST Director of Academic Advising: Heather Saito | tel: (808) 956-8763 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org