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  Feb 19, 2018
2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physics

Physics: Astronomy Option (B.S.)

The Astronomy option is a 4-year degree program for students interested in obtaining a B.S. degree in Physics with a concentration in astronomy.  This option is for students desiring a liberal arts background in theoretical and experimental physics, as well as a background in astronomy.


3 semester hours chosen from the list below:

And 6 semester hours chosen from the following:


1 No more than 2 semester hours of PHY 4444*, PHY 4555, PHY 4600, 4601*, 4602*, 4603* and PHY 4800* in aggregate will count towards the Astronomy Option electives.

(Major GPA based on all physics courses taken at EIU.)