Program Objectives are statements that describe the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first few years after graduation
- To produce graduates who possess quantitative, scientific reasoning skills that can be applied to atmospheric problems.
- To produce graduates who have a general knowledge of a range of atmospheric phenomena and applications, and have expertise in one or more program sub-disciplines or related interdisciplinary areas
- To produce graduates who are equipped to contribute to solving problems in the atmospheric sciences and related disciplines, through service in business or as educators, researchers, and leaders in academia, government, the private sector, and civil society.
Statements that describe what students are expected to know and are able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge and behaviors that students acquire in their matriculation through the program.
- Graduates can demonstrate skills for interpreting and applying atmospheric observations
- Graduates can demonstrate knowledge of the atmosphere and its evolution
- Graduates can demonstrate knowledge of the role of water in the atmosphere
- Graduates can demonstrate facility with computer applications to atmospheric problems
- Graduates can demonstrate skills for communicating their technical knowledge