Meteorology Graduate Student Check List - MS

METO 610 Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean I

METO 620 Chemistry & Physics of the Atmosphere and Ocean

METO 680 Introduction to Earth System Science

 

METO 611 Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean II (OR METO 600 Synoptic)

METO 621 Radiation

METO 617 Global Climate

 

Get Approval from Adviser to Take Comps

Sign up with Graduate Program Manager (Tammy Barksdale) to take Comps

Pass Written Comprehensive Exams

 

(3 credit elective)________________________________________

(3 credit elective)________________________________________

(3 credit elective)________________________________________

(3 credit elective or 3 research credits (METO 798)_____________

 

In the semester you intend to graduate:

Check Testudo or the Graduate School web site for exact deadlines.

In the 1st few weeks:

File these if there is a possibility of graduating, if necessary these will roll over to the following semester.

File Application for Graduation, available on Testudo.

File Approved Program Form for Non-Thesis MS

 

Near the end of the semester:

Get Scholarly Paper Approved by Adviser

Give copy of Scholarly Paper to Graduate Program Manager (Tammy Barksdale)

Present Scholarly Paper

File Certification of Non-Thesis Master's

 

If continuing on to get a PhD and your original objective was an MS:

Re-Apply to Graduate School to update degree objective, the application fee is waived.

See the Graduate Program Manager (Tammy Barksdale) to see your original forms

 

Forms can be obtained from Tammy Barksdale or at the Graduate School web site: www.vprgs.umd.edu

GRA students remember to submit your tuition remission forms each semester!