Graduate

M.S. Requirements

Master of Science, Astrophysics

8 graduate-level courses:

  1. Six core courses
    • AST 121 - Galactic Astronomy
    • AST 122 - Extragalactic Astronomy
    • PHY 131 - Advanced Classical Mechanics
    • PHY 145 - Classical Electromagnetic Theory I
    • PHY 153 - Statistical Mechanics
    • PHY 163 - Quantum Theory I
  2. One course chosen from the following:
    • PHY 146 - Classical Electromagnetic Theory II
    • PHY 164 - Quantum Theory II
    • A course in radioactive processes in astrophysics (may be taken at another institution)
  3. One elective course in Physics or Astronomy