Astrophysics

Required by the spring before transfer:

  • 1.5 years of calculus with analytic geometry (3 semesters/4 quarters) through multivariable
  • One year of calculus-based physics (mechanics, electricity, and magnetism)

Additional recommended coursework prior to transfer:

  • Two courses in astrophysics (stars, nebulae, stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology)
  • Linear algebra
  • Differential equations
  • One semester of calculus-based physics for the major (electrodynamics, optics, and special relativity)
  • One course in computer programming
  • One course in general chemistry

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