Course Information

Course Offerings by Academic Year, Required Courses, Course Descriptions, NOAA Meteorologist Requirements, First Year Seminar, Internships (requires PSU login) etc.
First Year Seminar

The EMS First-Year Seminar is a required course for all EMS first-year students at the University Park campus. It is a three credit course designed to encourage students to begin the important process of "thinking for a living.


Students are encouraged to participate in internships as part of their meteorological education. Internships are key to gaining experience and are seen as a real asset by potential employers.

Professional Electives (Meteorology Courses)

These are professional elective courses in Meteorology. In addition to all the required courses for the Meteorology major, you will need to select from these courses in order to fulfill your degree requirements.


A collection of course descriptions and requirements by semester