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Astrophysics

For students attending: Harper College
Who plan to major in: Astrophysics

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (NOT 101, 102). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (NOT 215), Economics (NOT 115), Geography (NOT 112), Political Science, Psychology (NOT 210), or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Free Electives - Choose three courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Astrophysics degree:

HARPER COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 201 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 202 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 212 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 201 General Physics I  PHYS 123
PHY 202 General Physics II  PHYS 221
PHY 203 General Physics III  PHYS 223
CIS 106 Computer Logic and Programming CS 105
CHM 121 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 122 General Chemistry II  CHEM 125

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018