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Interdisciplinary Astronomy Minor

Effective Fall 2016

Exclusions:

The minors in Astronomy are not open to students with a major in Department of Astronomy.

Advising

 

Advising appointments are scheduled online.

Prerequisites

None.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15
  1. Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics: ASTRO 101 or 115
  2. Galactic and Extragalactic Astrophysics: ASTRO 102, 104, 105, or 142
  3. Astronomy Electives: Six credits from ASTRO 200-level courses
  4. Cognate: Three credits from a 300 or 400-level interdisciplinary course selected with approval of a department advisor.

Students are encouraged to take introductory Physics courses in their earlier course of study.

Interdisciplinary Astronomy Minor (Winter 2014-Summer 2016)

Effective Winter 2014-Summer 2016

The minor in Interdisciplinary Astronomy is offered to students wishing to develop a broad overview of astronomy and understanding of science. 

Prerequisites to the Minor

None.

Requirements for the Minor 

At least 15 credits of courses to be selected from the following categories as stated :

  1. Planetary Science: ASTRO 101 or 115
  2. Astrophysics: ASTRO 102, 104, 105, or 142
  3. 6 credits from: ASTRO 201, 205, 210, or 220
  4. 3 credits from: A 300 or 400-level Astronomy course, or one of the Earth and Environmental Sciences, Philosophy, or Physics courses allowed for credit toward the major in Interdisciplinary Astronomy

Students are encouraged to take introductory Physics courses in their earlier course of study.

Interdisciplinary Astronomy Minor (Winter 2012-Fall 2013)

Effective Winter 2012 - Fall 2013

The minor in Interdisciplinary Astronomy is offered to students wishing to develop a broad overview of astronomy and understanding of science. 

Prerequisites to the Minor: None.

Academic Minor Program: 16 credits of courses as follows:

  • ASTRO 101 or 115
  • ASTRO 102, 104, 105, or 142
  • 6 credits from: ASTRO 201, 205, 210, or 220
  • 3 credits from: A 300 or 400-level Astronomy course, or one of the Geology Sciences, Philosophy, or Physics courses allowed for credit toward the major in Interdisciplinary Astronomy

Students are encouraged to take introductory Physics courses in their earlier course of study.