Minor in Astronomy

Embark on a celestial journey with a Minor in Astronomy - where the mysteries of the cosmos come to life through a captivating blend of science and wonder! The astronomy minor provides an exhilarating exploration of our universe, unraveling the secrets of stars, planets, galaxies and beyond. Through a dynamic curriculum that spans observational techniques, cosmology, planetary science and astrophysical phenomena, students cultivate a profound understanding of the cosmos while developing the analytical and observational skills essential to interpreting its enigmas.

Delving into the Minor in Astronomy opens a gateway to the awe-inspiring realm beyond Earth, inviting students to grasp the vastness of space and time. With hands-on experiences and opportunities to engage in skywatching sessions, students gain both theoretical knowledge and practical insights, enabling them to discern the intricacies of celestial bodies and their interactions. This minor is an ideal companion to majors across the sciences and beyond, igniting curiosity and providing a lens through which to comprehend the universe's majesty and the role it plays in shaping our place in the cosmos.

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