How do the laws of physics and chemistry explain the life cycles of stars? What about other celestial bodies? Blending together the principles of astronomy, astrophysics and chemistry, this minor offers a practical — and fascinating — foundation for continued studies in the sciences.

Courses include:

  • Intro to astronomy for scientists
  • Observational astronomy
  • Principles of astrophysics 
  • Chemistry
  • Astrophysics seminar