The graduate chair or any other professor in atmospheric and oceanic sciences may serve as a minor professor on a Ph.D. committee. The graduate chair will certify that the minor course requirements have been met.

The minor requirement is 10 or more credits of any AOS course at or above the 400 level. Overall GPA for the minor must be at least 3.0.

AOS courses assume a prerequisite background in college physics (two semesters), calculus (three semesters), and chemistry (one semester).

Faculty: Professors Petty (chair), Ackerman, Hitchman, Liu, Martin, Morgan, Tripoli, Wang; Associate Professors Desai, Holloway, McKinley, Vimont; Assistant Professors Back, L'Ecuyer