Meteorology Advising for our Undergraduate Majors

Welcome to the advising page for our majors. This page is designed to provide you with important information about our program so that you can achieve your goal of obtaining a degree in Meteorology.


BS in Meteorology degree

Our BS Meteorology students should consult the four-year roadmap to see which courses you should take and when. Be sure to read the "Roadmap Changes" segment below!

What is a roadmap? Simply a guide to the courses you need to take to graduate, as well as when they are offered, and the order in which you should take them.

  • IF you arrive at SJSU ready to go straight into the freshmen courses shown (especially either MATH 19 or MATH 30), and IF you pass all your courses, and IF you take the courses in the order shown on the roadmap, you CAN graduate in four years!
  • Note that the core Meteorology classes are offered ONLY in the semesters shown on the roadmap - please factor this into your planning!

Roadmap Changes.

  • Our current (Spring 2013) roadmap is for our 125-unit BS Meteorology major (shown as for students entering in Fall 2011). Here is that roadmap.
  • Under orders from the Chancellor's Office, we have reduced our program to 120 units, effective Fall 2013. Our revised roadmap (for students entering in Fall 2013) is shown here.
  • We are also making some changes to our curriculum to better meet the needs of today's student. Here is the roadmap we will be following, effective Fall 2014.

IF you arrive at SJSU ready to go straight into the freshmen courses shown (especially eitherWe've also developed an Advising Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section. If after reading these pages, you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact the undergraduate advisor (currently Professor Eugene Cordero).

Also, please note that mandatory advising is required of all Meteorology and Climate Science students every semester (you cannot register for classes otherwise!). You will be messaged about this via your MySJSU page to remind you to make an appointment at the appropriate time.


BS in Meteorology, concentration in Climate Science degree

Our BS Meteorology, concentration in Climate Science students should consult their four-year roadmap to see which courses you should take and when.

Please read the information above - it explains our roadmaps, and gives other useful information.


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San Jose State University Department of Meteorology, Duncan Hall 620
Phone: 408.924.5200 Email: meteorology@sjsu.edu