The Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy provides a traditional liberal arts education with a solid set of core courses in astronomy.
Please refer to the BA Astronomy Planner for a suggested sequence of courses.
Note that many courses are offered only in the fall or only in the spring.
- PHY 1420 � General Physics I
- PHY 1430 � General Physics II
- PHY 2350 � Modern Physics
- PHY 2360 � Mathematical and Computational Physics
- PHY 2455 � Foundations of Astronomy
- PHY 3320 � Intermediate Classical Mechanics
- PHY 3350 � Topics in Astronomy
- PHY 3455 � Observational Astronomy
- PHY 4150 � Instructional Observing
- PHY 4350 � Introduction to Stellar Structure and Evolution
- PHY 4351 � Introduction to Modern Cosmology
- PHY 4001 � Exit Exam
(Each course must apply to a major in its department.)
- Chemistry (three semester hours)
- Computer science (three semester hours)
- MTH 1321, 1322, 2311, 2321, 3325, and 3326