Astronomy Minor

 

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Students pursuing a minor in Astronomy are required to take four astronomy courses, two physics courses and two mathematics courses for a total of eight courses. A minimum grade of C+ must be achieved in all Astronomy (ASTR) courses comprising the minor. 

Required Courses

  • ASTR 1301 - Planetary Astronomy
  • ASTR 1303 - Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology
  • ASTR 2107 - Celestial Mechanics and Relativity
  • ASTR 3107 - Physical Cosmology
  • MATH 2200 - Calculus for Scientists II
  • MATH 1200 - Calculus for Scientists I
  • PHYS 1201 - Classical Physics I
  • PHYS 2201 - Acoustics, Optics and Radiation