Sample Course Programs for Undergraduate Astronomy Degrees

The Astronomy Minor

The minor in astronomy consists of a minimum of 15 units to include Astronomy 201 and 12 upper division units selected from Astronomy 301, 310, 320, 340, 350, 440, 450.

Courses in the minor may not be counted toward the major, but may be used to satisfy preparation for the major and general education requirments, if applicable. A minimum of six upper division units must be completed in residence at San Diego State University.

For further information about the undergraduate courses or degree programs, contact the Astronomy Department Undergraduate Adviser Dr. Orosz: jorosz[at]

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