2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Astronomy (BA/BS)

67-68 credits

Common core, 61 credits

ASTR 120The Sun and Stars

3

ASTR 122Stellar Evolution, Galaxies, and Cosmology

3

ASTR 330Astronomy and Astrophysics 1

4

ASTR 332Astronomy and Astrophysics 2

4

ASTR 380Topics in Modern Astronomy

2

ASTR 386Advanced Observational Astronomy

3

MATH 165Calculus 1

4

MATH 166Calculus 2

4

MATH 267Calculus 3

4

PHYC 118Explorations in Physical Science and Engineering

2

PHYC 120General Physics 1

5

PHYC 122General Physics 2

5

PHYC 260Introduction to Modern Physics

4

PHYC 330Mechanics

3

PHYC 464Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYC 483Seminar in Physics

1 TO 2

PHYC 485Measures of Learning in Physics

1

PHYC 482Independent Studies in Physics

1 TO 3

or

PHYC 369Professional Experience

1 TO 3

or

PHYC 479Practical Experience

1 TO 3

or

HONR 499Senior Honors Project

3

Electives, 6-7 credits from the following:

PHYC 336Computational Physics

3

PHYC 340Physical Optics

3

PHYC 354Electronics 1

4

PHYC 434Thermal Physics

3

PHYC 450Electricity and Magnetism 1

3

Total Credit Hours:6-7

Total Credit Hours: 67-68