The astrophysics minor is another possible route for a student who is considering a career as a professional astronomer. Central to this approach is a strong physics background, coupled with exposure to topics in modern astrophysics. Students are advised to acquire a facility in computer programming. Especially well-prepared students may enroll in graduate courses in the Five College Astronomy Department.
Requirements for the Minor
- Completion of physics major
- Any three astronomy classes, excluding 100, 102 or 103