Introductory courses

Visit the Choosing a first course in astronomy page for guidance about which 100-level course to take.

Major/Minor requirements

Click on the following links to find out about the courses required for each of these academic programs:

Course Offerings

Contact Us

Contact Us

Wellesley College Astronomy Department
Whitin Observatory 
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Tel: 781.283.2726 
Fax (in Science Center Office): 781.283.3642


Drop-in tutoring hours for students in ASTR 100/101 are Tuesdays, 3:00-5:00 P.M. in the Observatory library.

Non-lab observing is over for the Spring 2014 semester.