Physics and Astronomy Department
Minor - Astronomy
The Astronomy minor offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy requires completion of the physics and astronomy courses taken at San José State University with a grade of "C" (2.0 GPA) or better.
University Graduation Requirements
To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).
|Requirements of the Major||21|
|PHYS 050. General Physics/Mechanics||B1+B3||4|
|PHYS 051. General Physics/Electricity and Magnetism||B1+B3||4|
|PHYS 052. General Physics/Waves, Light, Heat||B1+B3||4|
|Or take PHYS 50 series equivalents|
|ASTR 117A. Astrophysics I||3|
|ASTR 117B. Astrophysics II||3|
|ASTR 155. Topics in Modern Astronomy and Astrophysics||3|