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Minor in Astronomy

This program is designed for students who desire additional capabilities in astronomy. The program offers enhanced preparation for graduate studies in astronomy and astrophysics. It is also aimed at students interested in careers in science education, science centers, museums and planetaria.

For more information, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

  • Required Courses (20 Credits)

    Course (Credits)

    Offered (Pre- or co-requisites)

    PHY 2048: Physics with Calculus I (4)

    Fall, Spring, Summer (Pre or co-requisite: MAC 2311)

    PHY 2048L: General Physics Lab I (1)

    Fall, Spring, Summer (Pre- or co-requisite: PHY 2048)

    PHY 2049: Physics with Calculus II (4)

    Fall, Spring, Summer (Prerequisite: PHY 2048)

    PHY 2049L: General Physics Lab II (1)

    Fall, Spring, summer (Pre- or co-requisite: PHY 2049)

    PHY 3106: Modern Physics I (3)

    Fall, Spring (Prerequisite: PHY 2049, MAC 2312)

    AST 3213: Modern Astrophysics (3)

    Fall (Prerequisite: PHY 2049)

    AST 3722: Observational Astronomy (3)

    Spring (Prerequisite: PHY 2049)

    AST 3722L: Observational Astronomy Lab (1)

    Spring (Pre- or co-requisite: PHY 3722)