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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Astronomy Minor

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The astronomy minor is an excellent complement to a variety of other science majors. It is also ideal for students who want to reinforce a liberal arts major with a science background. Astronomy minors may not use any courses in this minor as physics major electives.

Special Requirements:
Students taking this minor to obtain a teaching endorsement can receive a teaching endorsement in physics only if the following requirements are met:

  1. The student is working on an endorsement in biology, chemistry, or earth science.
  2. The student passes the WEST-E exam for physics.
  3. The student successfully completes SCED 324 and PHYS 492. SCED 324 requires admission to the teacher preparation program.

Required Courses

Introductory Astronomy of the Solar System - Credits: 9

Calculus - Credits: 10

Total Credits: 44

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