Astronomy, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Physics and Astronomy

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)14
Including:
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)11
Including:
Take any one course in LOPER 5, LOPER 6, or LOPER 7 that satisfies a Dispositional Requirement (LOPER 9 or LOPER 10) and a Broad Knowledge Requirement. The courses that meet these criteria are listed at https://catalog.unk.edu/undergraduate/general-studies/courses-satisfy-broad-knowledge-dispositional/. See advisor for assistance.
General Physics I (Calculus)
General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements8
Calculus II with Analytic Geometry
Differential Equations
Program Specified Requirements5
General Physics II (Calculus)
General Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory
Major Option
Complete all required courses34
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 324
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum18
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Astronomy Requirements
PHYS 210Astronomy3
PHYS 123Freshman Physics Seminar3
PHYS 346Modern Physics I4
PHYS 350Astrophysics I3
PHYS 351Astrophysics II3
PHYS 360Computational Methods in Physics and Astronomy3
PHYS 361Astronomy Methods II3
PHYS 410Mathematical Techniques in Physics I3
Astronomy Math Requirements
MATH 260Calculus III5
Physics Chemistry Requirements
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
Total Credit Hours34