The minor in astrophysics provides a foundation in classical and modern astrophysics at an undergraduate curriculum level and helps students explore some of the most groundbreaking recent discoveries that shape our current understanding of the universe.
Due to considerable overlap of course requirements, this minor is not available for students pursuing the BS degree in physics, applied physics, or biomedical physics.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.
|PHYS 1111||Introduction to Astronomy||4|
|Complete one of the following sequences:||10|
|Physics 1 and 2|
and Lab for PHYS 1161
and Lab for PHYS 1165
|Physics for Engineering 1 and 2|
|Physics for Engineering 1|
and Lab for PHYS 1151
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1151
|Physics for Engineering 2|
and Lab for PHYS 1155
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1155
|PHYS 2303||Modern Physics||4|
|PHYS 3111||Astrophysical Processes: Decoding the Universe||4|
|PHYS 4111||Multimessenger Astrophysics||4|
2.000 GPA required in the minor