ATMS-131: Weather and Climate

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Weather and Climate
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

A non-mathematical introduction to the behavior of the atmosphere and its causes. Topics include atmospheric structure, earth-sun relationships, heat, humidity, clouds, wind, storms, forecasting, pollution, and climate. Offers students without scientific background an interesting look into the atmosphere and weather that surround them.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122