Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Typical program for Astronomy and Astrophysics majors

Freshman Year

First Semester
CourseTitle
Credits
Astronomy 2122
3
Mathematics 1500
4
Physics 2601
1
Physics 2410,2411
4
Core Language
3
Core Humanities **
3
Second Semester
Astronomy 2121
3
Mathematics 1505
4
Physics 2603
1
Physics 2412,2413
4
Core Language
3
Core Humanities **
3

Sophmore Year

First Semester
Course Title
Credits
Astronomy 2120,2133
5
Mathematics 2500
4
Physics 2414,2415
4
Core Ethics 2050
3
Core English 1050
3
Second Semester
Astronomy 3152,2134
5
Mathematics 2705
4
Physics 2416,2417
4
Physics 4200
3
Core Philosophy 1050
3

Junior Year

First Semester
Course Title
Credits
Ast 3141 or Met 2001
3
Physics 4100
4
Phy Elective (4000)
3
Computer Science 4630
3
Core History 1050
3
Core Theology 1050
3
Second Semester
Astronomy 3142 or 3162
3
Astronomy 4121
3
Physics Elective (5100)
3
Core Elective***
3
Core Elective***
3
Core Elective***
3

Senior Year

First Semester
Course Title
Credits
Astronomy 3141 or Met 2001
3
Astronomy 4122
3
Physics Elective (5200)
4
Core Elective***
3
Core Elective***
3
Elective
3
Second Semester
Astronomy 3142 or 3162
3
Core Elective***
3
Core Elective***
3
Core Elective***
3
Elective
2-3
Elective
3

*Physics must be selected from numbers above 3000. Courses in parentheses are suggested.
**Freshman Humanities Seminar - May be Religious Studies, History or Philosophy.
***Must satisfy the prescribed core requirements of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
AST 3141 and 4121 fulfill a WRiting ENriched requirement and AST 4122 fulfills a WRiting INtensive requirement



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Last updated Mar 26, 2001. gmc