Requirements for a Major or Minor in LAAS
- General Requirements for completion of M.S. or PhD degree in LAAS (PDF)
- M.S. degree major (PDF)
- PhD degree major (PDF)
Minor Requirements for Students Majoring in Other Fields
Students may minor in Land and Atmospheric Science (LAAS) with the approval of the director of graduate studies and under the direction of a Land and Atmospheric Science graduate faculty member serving as the minor adviser.
The Minor in Land and Atmspheric Science
The minor in LAAS for doctoral students requires a minimum of 12 graduate level credits of regular course work (not special problems) in Land and Atmospheric Science. The minor in LAAS for master's students requires a minimum of 9 graduate level credits in LAAS. All courses for use in the minor must be taken using the A-F grading system, unless approved by the Graduate Advisory Committee, or if they are offered on an S-N basis only. All students seeking a minor in LAAS must take LAAS 5050, Integrated Topics in Land & Atmospheric Science (3 cr). The remaining 9 or 6 credits for the doctoral or master's minor, respectively, must come from other graduate-level LAAS courses. Courses for use in the minor must be selected with the consultation of the Land and Atmospheric Science graduate faculty member serving as the minor adviser and approved by the Director of Graduate Studies.