The undergraduate minor in astronomy requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in astronomy and physics courses, including at least 12 s.h. in advanced courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

Listed below are the general categories of coursework required to earn the degree; for more specific information on courses, curriculum, and requirements of the minor in astronomy, visit the UI General Catalog.

Coursework Requirements
Title Hours
Introductory Astronomy Course 3
Advanced Astronomy and Physics Courses 12
Total Hours 15