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Astronomy Concentration

An Astronomy Concentration is available to any student desiring a more advanced study astronomy and astrophysics with the requisite quantitative skills and background. This concentration is especially useful for physics majors who are thinking about graduate work in astronomy or astrophysics, or motivated students who want an in-depth survey of modern astronomy.

Requirements (22 semester hours)

Course Semester hours
Calculus II (MATH 01.131) 4
Intro E&M (PHYS 00.222) 4
Exploration of the Solar System (ASTR 11.200) 3
Observational Astronomy (ASTR 11.220) 4
Introduction to Astronomy & Astrophysics (ASTR 11.230) 4
One of the following:
Planetary Astronomy (ASTR 11.301)
Stellar Astrophysics (ASTR 11.302)
Galactic Astronomy & Cosmology (ASTR 11.303)