The astronomy concentration is designed for students interested in developing a basic understanding of astronomy and astrophysics and analyzing issues through a scientific viewpoint.
- Students must complete a minimum of 23 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
- 10 credit hours of upper division courses in physics and astronomy are chosen with approval of an Astronomy advisor.
- Prerequisites (not counted in concentration total hours):
- MAT 265 Calculus for Engineers I OR MAT 270 Calculus I with Analytical Geometry I, MA
- MAT 266 Calculus for Engineers II OR MAT 271 Calculus with Analytical Geometry II, MA
- MAT 267 Calculus for Engineers III OR MAT 272 Calculus with Analytical Geometry III, MA
Required Courses (14 credit hours)
AST 321 Introduction to Planetary and Stellar Astrophysics
AST 322 Introduction to Galactic and Extragalactic Astrophysics
Electives (9 credit hours)
Select in consultation with an Astronomy advisor.
Course List: AST 3 AST 4 MAT 3 MAT 4 PHY 3 PHY 4 SES 3 SES 4
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