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.
Students taking this minor to obtain a teaching endorsement can receive a teaching endorsement in physics only if the following requirements are met:
The student is working on an endorsement in biology, chemistry, or earth science.
The student passes the WEST-E exam for physics.
The student successfully completes SCED 324 and PHYS 492. SCED 324 requires admission to the teacher preparation program.