Bachelor of Science in Meteorology

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

Meteorology is applied in many sectors of economy which include agriculture, aviation, forestry, water development and water resource management, communication, tourism, human and animal health, civil works, and disaster preparedness among others.Weather and climate is the driver and key determinant of the status of other natural resources such as forestry, water development and water resource management, tourism, wildlife to mention a few. It is also useful in aviation, Agriculture, construction, disaster preparedness, communication and health among others 

Courses

Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Introduction to the Atmosphere, Weather and Climate MET 1101 3 Undergraduate Level
Meteorological Instruments and Observation Methods MET 1102 3 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Computing MET 1103 4 Undergraduate Level
Differential and Integral Calculus MET 1104 3 Undergraduate Level
Classical Mechanics MET 1105 3 Undergraduate Level
Communication skills CSK 1101 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Thermodynamics MET 1201 3 Undergraduate Level
Climatology MET 1202 3 Undergraduate Level
Computing and Programming in Meteorology MET 1203 3 Undergraduate Level
Fundamentals of Matrix Algebra and Vector Calculus MET 1204 3 Undergraduate Level
Tropical Meteorology MET 1205 3 Undergraduate Level
Cloud Physics MET 1206 3 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Gender UNV 1002 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Weather Forecasting Principles I MET 2202 3 Undergraduate Level
Oceanography MET 2205 3 Undergraduate Level
Physical meteorology MET 2203 3 Undergraduate Level
Renewable energy resources MET 2206 3 Undergraduate Level
Field attachment MET 2207 5 Undergraduate Level
Principles of Geographical Information Systems ENV 2213 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Atmospheric Dynamics I MET 2101 3 Undergraduate Level
Research Methods in Meteorology MET 2102 3 Undergraduate Level
Gender and Environment ENV 2110 4 Undergraduate Level
Synoptic Meteorology MET 2103 3 Undergraduate Level
Soil conservation and management ENV 2111 4 Undergraduate Level
Numerical Methods in Meteorology MET 2104 3 Undergraduate Level
Biometeorology MET 2105 4 Undergraduate Level
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Atmospheric Dynamics II MET 2201 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Boundary Layer meteorology MET 3103 3 Undergraduate Level
Hydrometeorology MET 3104 3 Undergraduate Level
Agrometeorology MET 3105 3 Undergraduate Level
Remote sensing in Meteorology MET3101 3 Undergraduate Level
Meteorology and Human Environment MET3102 3 Undergraduate Level
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) applications ENV 3110 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Climate Change, Adaptation and Mitigation MET 3201 3 Undergraduate Level
Weather Forecasting Principles II MET 3202 3 Undergraduate Level
Elements of Environmental Pollution and Control MET 3203 3 Undergraduate Level
Project MET 3204 5 Undergraduate Level
Aviation Meteorology MET 3205 3 Undergraduate Level