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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Astronomy Minor


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Minor code ORASTR

College of Arts and Sciences
Physics and Astronomy Department  
Clippinger Labs 251
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1718
Fax: 740.593. 0433
physics@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/cas/physastro/

David Tees, contact person
tees@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The minor in astronomy is an option for nonphysics majors who wish to study astronomy as a special interest. The minor provides students with a substantial introduction to topics related to the nature of stars, the interstellar medium, and galaxies, and the methods by which each is studied.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

It is recommended that students entering the program have at least placement level II, or an ACT Math score of 24, or a SAT Math score of 560.

Change of Program Policy

It is recommended that students entering the program have at least placement level II, or an ACT Math score of 24, or a SAT Math score of 560.

External Transfer Admission

It is recommended that students entering the program have at least placement level II, or an ACT Math score of 24, or a SAT Math score of 560.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students completing the astronomy minor possess high-level problem-solving skills that can lead to opportunities for employment in research institutions, government, industry, or teaching.

Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement


The astronomy minor requires a minimum of 22 hours.

General Physics Sequence


General Physics I


Complete one of the following courses:

General Physics II


Complete one of the following courses:

Additional Courses


Complete the following courses:

Minor Electives


Complete at least 6 hours from the following courses:

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