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Course Majors

Course Majors

Requirements for the major

The courses and seminars required for the physics, astronomy, and astrophysics majors are listed in the course catalog. There is additional information that may be useful listed below these sections, too.

Sophomore plan approval

Students applying to be majors/preparing their sophomore plans should read this information in the course catalog.

Research opportunities in the curriculum and during the summer

Physics and astronomy majors are permitted to undertake independent research projects for credit (PHYS 94/ASTR 94) after making arrangements with an individual faculty member. Opportunities also exist for students to work with faculty members on research projects during the summer.