College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2020-2021
Department of Astronomy and Planetary Sciences
What Can I Do with a Minor in Astronomy?
Our program focuses on astrophysics and planetary science. You will be encouraged to think independently and will benefit from our proximity to world-class Lowell Observatory and the university's own new twenty-inch research-class telescope. If you want to search for planets outside the solar system, you'll receive the guidance needed at Northern Arizona University. Find your way to questions you haven't yet learned to ask.
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||20|
|Highest Mathematics Required||MAT 137|
Take the following 20 units:
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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