Minors

Minor in Astronomy

Astronomy Minor Requirements

The following courses are required for the Astronomy Minor:

01:750:203-204 (or any other equivalent physics sequence)
01:750:205-206 (or 229-230 or 275-276)
01:750:341-342 and two courses from the astro labs (345,346) and upper level astro courses (441,442,443,444)

The grade-point average for all courses applied toward the minor must be at least 2.0. No more than one D may be applied toward the minor. Three of the four 300-level courses must be taken at Rutgers- New Brunswick. Physics majors or minors who also wish to minor in astronomy must complete 01:750:341-342 and two courses from the astro labs (345,346) and upper level astro courses (441,442,443,444). These courses may not also be used to satisfy requirements for the major or minor in physics.

Course Descriptions

To see descriptions of the ASTROPHYSICS and PHYSICS courses please go to https://physics.rutgers.edu/academics/undergraduate-program/course-synopses

Contacts

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