Minor: Interdisciplinary Astronomy

Astronomy Academic Minors

An academic minor in Astronomy is not open to students with a concentration in Department of Astronomy.

Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in Astronomy and Astrophysics must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the Department's designated advisor. Information about scheduling advising appointments is available from the Department office.

Interdisciplinary Astronomy Minor

Interdisciplinary Astronomy

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

Effective Winter 2014

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) +

Interdisciplinary Astronomy

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.


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