Astronomy Minor

Explore and understand our fascinating solar system, stars, galaxies and universe through an Astronomy minor.

A minor in Astronomy allows you to explore and understand the solar system, stars, galaxies and the universe. Courses in practical astronomy along with astrophysics allow you to comprehend our place in the universe from different perspectives. You will also participate in weekly laboratory hours to further your learning.

Our minor in Astronomy, combined with a major such as history, biology, mathematics or engineering physics can help prepare you for graduate study. It is also particularly helpful for those students interested in education, as it serves as preparation for a teaching career.