May 23, 2018  
2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physics

Physics: Astronomy Option (B.S.)

Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Minimum Semester Hours required for the Physics: Astronomy Option: 57 semester hours

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.)