Astronomy Minor

Astronomy Minor

If you liked your introductory astronomy course, you might want to consider an Astronomy Minor. This program is offered to meet the needs of students in other fields who don't necessarily want to take physics, but who love astronomy.

Course requirements

  • Any 100-level course in ASTR, ASTR 206, any ASTR 3xx, and two additional units in astronomy.

Subjects popular with Minors

  • ASTR 100 Life in the Universe
  • ASTR 201 Motions in the Sky: Archaeoastronomy and the Copernican Revolution
  • ASTR 203 Planetary Geology
  • ASTR 205 Relativity and Cosmology

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 will be 3:00-5:00 PM on Tuesdays in the Observatory Library

There will be non-lab observing tonight Wednesday Sept. 17  NON-moon night.