Astronomy Major

Description: A general program that focuses on the planetary, galactic, and stellar phenomena occurring in outer space. Includes instruction in celestial mechanics, cosmology, stellar physics, galactic evolution, quasars, stellar distribution and motion, interstellar medium, atomic and molecular constituents of astronomical phenomena, planetary science, solar system evolution, and specific methodologies such as optical astronomy, radioastronomy, and theoretical astronomy.

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Astronomy Major

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Amherst College

Amherst, MA Boltwood Avenue 01002-5000

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Bachelor's degree ...Read More


Barnard College

New York, NY 3009 Broadway 10027-6598

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Bachelor's degree ...Read More


Baylor University

Waco, TX 500 Speight Ave. 76798

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More


Benedictine College

Atchison, KS 1020 N 2nd St 66002-1499

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Master's degree ...Read More


Boston University

Boston, MA One Silber Way 2215

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More


Brigham Young University-Provo

Provo, UT Main Campus 84602

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More


Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA 101 N Merion Avenue 19010

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More


Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH 10900 Euclid Ave 44106

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More


Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 106 Warriner Hall 48859

Public, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More


Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY West 116 St and Broadway 10027

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above | Highest Offering: Doctor's degree ...Read More