Interdisciplinary Astronomy Minor (Winter 2014-Summer 2016)


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

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


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.

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