Aviation Weather - Minor

College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Aeronautics and Technology Building
Kent Campus
330-672-2892
caest@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/caest


Description

The Aviation Weather minor is for students wishing to gain a deeper understanding of weather and its physical and operational effect on aviation operations. Students will gain knowledge of the national weather information and forecasting system, as well as radar and satellite imagery and interpretation, weather information systems, thunderstorms and severe weather and information available to a crew in flight. 

Students graduating with this minor will be able to access, interpret and apply weather tools in order to make decisions regarding aviation operations, including non-flight operations. 

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
AERN 25250ELEMENTS OF AVIATION WEATHER 3
AERN 25251WEATHER INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3
AERN 25252THUNDERSTORMS AND SEVERE WEATHER 3
AERN 35021RADAR SATELLITE WEATHER INFORMATION 3
AERN 35022WEATHER STRATEGY FOR AIRCREWS 3
GEOG 31062FUNDAMENTALS OF METEOROLOGY 3
GEOG 31064PRINCIPLES OF CLIMATOLOGY 3
GEOG 41066CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:24

Graduation Requirement

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000