Summary of Astrophysics Major/Minor
Astronomy Department Courses
Undergraduates wishing to major in astrophysics must complete the following courses in the Astronomy Department:
|Optional||Astro 7A, 7B1|
|1 of:||Astro 120, 121 (lab course)|
|2 of:||Astro 160, C161, C1622|
|Required||Upper division electives so that the total is 30 units for a single major and 24 units for a double major3|
1 Astro 7A and 7B are recommended prerequisites for all upper division courses, and strongly recommended for majors, but are not required.
2 If Astro C161 and C162 are taken, then Astro C162 may be substituted for Astro 7A and 7B.
3 The 30 unit requirement (or 24 units for double majors with another major in physical sciences) is t he sum of astronomy upper division courses and the electives.
Undergraduates wishing to minor in astrophysics must complete the following courses in the Astronomy Department:
|Optional||Astro 7A, 7B4|
|2 of:||Astro (120, 121), 160, C161, C162|
|3 of:||Upper division electives|
4 Astro 7A and 7B are recommended for the minor, but are not required.