Astronomy Minor

Astronomy Minor

 

Astronomy Minor

An Astronomy minor is available to any student desiring a more advanced study astronomy and astrophysics with the requisite quantitative skills and background. This minor is especially useful for physics majors who are thinking about graduate work in astronomy or astrophysics, or motivated students who want an in-depth survey of modern astronomy.

Requirements (22 semester hours)

Course Semester hours
Calculus II (MATH01.131) 4
Intro Electricity & Magnetism (PHYS00.222) 4
Exploration of the Solar System (ASTR11.200) 3
Introduction to Astronomy & Astrophysics (ASTR11.230) 4
Observational Astronomy (ASTR11.220) 4
Choice of one of the following:
Planetary Astronomy (ASTR11.301)
Stellar Astrophysics (ASTR11.302)
Galactic Astronomy & Cosmology (ASTR11.303)
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