Degree Description

Astronomy / Astrophysics is the application of physical principles to the study of the formation of planets, stars, galaxies, etc. and what drives their evolutionary processes. Despite the use of two terms, astronomers and astrophysicists receive basically the same training.

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Degree Pathway

Degree Pathways outline one possible sequence of courses students may complete to fulfill their degree requirements as full-time students over the course of two years.