Our Bachelor of Arts program in atmospheric and oceanic studies (ATOC) gives students an in-depth understanding of the physical basis for the role of the atmosphere and oceans in Earth's climate system. Students gain hands-on learning in our internationally recognized department, known around the world for its research, education and leadership in Earth and space sciences.

  • Understand influences on the ocean, climate and global climate change

  • Learn from some of the leaders in the field, gaining a hands-on, interactive education

  • Build quantitative problem-solving skills through data analysis, observations and modeling

ATOC students are adept in graphical literacy, investigative thinking, societal relevance, and knowledge of the physical processes of weather and climate.