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University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
    
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Bachelor of Science Astrophysics Subject Area


General Information


The subject area requirements listed on this page are part of the Bachelor of Science  offered by the Faculty of Science. Students must ensure they are familiar with and follow all University Regulations  and Faculty of Science Regulations  in addition to the program requirements outlined below.

To find a description about this area of study, please visit Our Degrees of the Faculty of Science webpage.

Subject Area Courses


Astrophysics subject area courses include all courses at the 200-level or higher that satisfy specific requirements or options in the respective Honors or Major requirements, as listed below, and all courses at the 200-level or above with course designators ASTRO, BIOPH, GEOPH, MA PH, and PHYS.

Subject area courses are used in various subject area GPA calculations. Please see Faculty of Science Admission Requirements , Academic Standing , Internal Changes to Program and/or Subject Area  and Graduation  for more information.

Honors in Astrophysics Requirements


Notes:


  1. ASTRO 120  and ASTRO 122  are recommended as Science options.
  2. Not all 200-, 300-, and 400-level Physics courses are offered every year so students should plan accordingly.
  3. Students without a background in computer programming are strongly encouraged to take CMPUT 174  as one of their Science options in their first year.

Major in Astrophysics Requirements


Notes:


  1. Some courses appear in more than one requirement. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one requirement.
  2. ASTRO 120  and ASTRO 122  are recommended as Science options.
  3. Not all 200-, 300-, and 400-level Physics courses are offered every year so students should plan accordingly.
  4. Students without a background in computer programming are strongly encouraged to take CMPUT 174  as one of their Science options in their first year.

Minor in Astrophysics Requirements