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Program at a Glance

Program
Minor
College(s)
College of Sciences
Department(s)
Physics
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The astronomy minor is designed to provide the basic fundamentals of modern astronomy by including survey courses as well as practical courses with a choice from a set of more detailed and in-depth upper-division courses.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • The minor is not open to Physics majors with an Astronomy specialization.

Minor Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
  • Grades below "C" (2.0) in lower level courses are not accepted.
  • At least 9 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within the Department of Physics.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Most courses for this minor will have prerequisites completed as a part of a student's GEP requirement, as general electives, or a student can enroll into courses with consent of instructor.

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