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Minor in Astronomy


A student whose major is in another department may receive a minor in astronomy.  A student must have a total of 19 credit hours to receive a minor in astronomy. At least nine of the 19 credit hours must be completed on-campus.A grade of C- or better is required for all courses in the minor.

PHYSCS 2750University Physics I5
PHYSCS 2760University Physics II5
PHYSCS 3010Introduction to Modern Astrophysics3
Two additional astronomy courses at 3000/4000 level or above.6
Total Credits19

Application for Minor

To receive your minor in astronomy, you must print and fill out the minor form, have it signed by the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Physics  and Astronomy Department, and then take it to 107 Lowry Hall.