Atmospheric Sciences at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon (formally, Lyndon State College) has a long and proud history of excellence, with many successful alumni throughout the field. Our diverse and rigorous curriculum prepares students for a variety of career possibilities from broadcast meteorologists to research scientists. Students, faculty, and staff alike are passionate about weather and climate and trying to figure out how the atmosphere works so society can have better weather forecasts, or the environment can be improved. We do this in a supportive family-like, small-school setting that offers big-school opportunities.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of natural and human-caused climate changes, both historical and projected, through a scientific framework (i.e., observational, theoretical, or modeling perspectives).
- Apply fundamental scientific knowledge, with an emphasis on climate change, to areas such as mitigation, adaptation, risk assessment, economics, policy, environmental science, or other discipline.
- Effectively use technology to collect, manage, display, and analyze data.
- Effectively present climate change concepts at a level appropriate to the audience.
Minimum required credits for the program: 65-67