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Astronomy

Requirements for the Minor

Calculus-based path:

PHY 151 Principles of Physics I
PHY 152 Principles of Physics II
AST 201 Observational Astronomy
AST 402/PHY 402 Astrophysics

And two of the following special-topic astronomy courses:

AST 141 Planets
AST 142 Stars
AST 143 Galaxies and Cosmology
AST 161 Life in the Universe

Non-calculus-based path:

PHY 141 Foundations of Physics I
PHY 142 Foundations of Physics II
AST 201 Observational Astronomy

And three of the following special-topic astronomy courses:

AST 141 Planets
AST 142 Stars
AST 143 Galaxies and Cosmology
AST 161 Life in the Universe

 

What can you do with a Astronomy degree?

Imagine yourself an astronomer, aerospace engineer, geologist, climatologist, data analyst, computer programmer, laboratory inspector, science writer, teacher, consultant, and more.