Astronomy Minor

 

Requirements

18 credits in Astronomy and related fields, including:

AST 208Planetary Astronomy

4

AST 209Stellar and Galactic Astronomy

4

In addition, students must take:

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

The remaining course will be selected from the list below, or other electives after consultation with a Geological Sciences department advisor.

10 credits from the following courses

AST 112Search for Life on Other Planets

3

AST 113The Cosmos

3

AST 278Observational Astronomy

4

AST 378Comparative Planetology

3

AST 418Stellar Astrophysics

3

AST 470Exoplanets and Astrobiology

3

Total Credit Hours: 18