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Requirements for the Astronomy Minor 

The Minor Program in Astronomy is intended mainly for students with a strong interest in the subject who do not have the time to commit to the mathematics and physics courses required for the major. The minor consists of 15 credits of Astronomy courses: ASTR 1210 and 12 additional credits of astronomy, at least 6 of which must be at the 3000-level or above. ASTR 2110 may be substituted for ASTR 1210.


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Additional Information

For more information, students should contact the Minors Advisor, Paul Torrey.

For general information, contact the Admins in

Department of Astronomy
Astronomy Building, Room 204
PO Box 400325
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4325
voice: (434)924-7494
FAX: (434) 924-3104

Much of the above information can also be found in the Undergraduate Record listing for Astronomy. From the Undergraduate Record main page, click on College of Arts and Sciences in the left column. From the Arts and Sciences page, click on Departments/Programs and then, under Programs (right hand column), click on Astronomy.