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Astrophysics

For students attending: Waubonsee Community 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART (100-106), ENG (211-265), HIS, HUM, PHL, or RLG.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECN, GEO, IDS (110-220), PSC, PSY (NOT 200), SSC, or SOC. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Astrophysics degree:

WCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 131 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 132 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 233 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 251
MTH 240 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 223 General Physics III PHYS 223
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 122 Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis CHEM 125
CIS 115  Introduction to Programming  CS 105

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

Updated October 2018