Introduction to Meteorology and Weather Forecasting

ESC 1121 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Describes the principal causes of large-scale air motions, the classification and description of the world’s climates, and storm development. Studies the science of weather forecasting, beginning with the types of data that are collected and summarized on weather maps, and how computer models assist in forecasting. Discusses the changes in the long-term cycles of the Earth’s climate.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

Academic Calendar

Talk to an Enrollment Coach

We can walk you through your program options and the application process.


Call Toll Free:
Contact Us