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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ME 100 WEATHER & CLIMATE 3 semester hours ME-Meteorology
Course Description:    Covers local and global weather phenomena. Topics include global and local energy budgets, geographic and seasonal variation, surface and upper air weather patterns, clouds and precipitation, catastrophic occurences (snowstorms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods), and global climate change. Using real-time and archived web-based data, students analyze local and regional weather patterns and events. Students may recieve credit for either ME 100 or ME 101, but not both. (NSND) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 094, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
ME 101 METEOROLOGY:INTRO WEATHER 4 semester hours ME-Meteorology
Course Description:    Designed to give students an understanding of important global and local weather events. Lectures explore the elements responsible for weather and climate. Individual topics include global and local energybudgets, geographic and seasonal variation, surface and upper air weather patterns, clouds and precipitation, castrophic occurences (snowstorms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods), and global climate change. In laboratories, students apply lecture concepts through use of weather instruments, interpret and analyze real-time and archived data and make their own forecasts. Students may receive cedit for either ME 100 or ME 101, but not both. (NSLD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 094, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
ME 101L METEOROLOGY:INTRO WEATHER No Credit ME-Meteorology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ME 101.

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