Astronomy Undergraduate Program

Astronomy B.A. 2014-2015 Suggested Schedule

Freshman Year

Fall Spring

MATH 121, Calculus I

5

MATH 122, Calculus II

5

KU Core Goal 2, outcome 1

3

KU Core Goal 2, outcome 1

3

PHSX 150, Seminar in Physics, Astronomy & Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 211/213, General Physics I
(majors are encouraged to take 213)

4/5

CHEM 130, Found. Chemistry I

5

PHSX 216, Physics I Lab (required with PHSX 211)

1

 

 

Electives/KU Core

3

 

16.5

 

16

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring

PHSX 212 or 214, General Physics II

3/4

Electives/KU Core

6

PHSX 236, Physics II Lab (required with PHSX 212)

1

ASTR 391

3

Foreign Language 1

5

Foreign Language II

5

KU Core Goal 2, outcome 2

3

 

 

Elective/KU Core

3

 

 

 

15

 

14

Junior Year

Fall Spring

ASTR 591 or astronomy elective

3

ASTR 592 or astronomy elective

3

**ASTR 596, Observational Astrophysics

2

ASTR 390

1

Foreign Language III

3

Foreign Language IV

3

Elective/KU Core

6

Elective/KU Core

3

**ASTR 596 will be offered in fall semesters of odd-numbered years.

14

 

16

Senior Year

Fall Spring

ASTR 591 or astronomy elective

3

ASTR 592 or  astronomy elective

3

Elective/KU Core

12

Elective/KU Core

9-12

 

15

 

12-15

 

Courses that are only offered in semester listed are annotated in boldface type.


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