The University of Utah offers both a minor and a Physics major with an astrophysics emphasis. Here are some resources if you are interested in learning some astronomy:
- The Astrophysics and Astrophysics Emphasis requirements and Astronomy Minor requirements from the University General Catalog. The full list of Physics & Astronomy courses is given here.
- The Department Undergraduate Handbook, which has both the degree requirements for the minor and astrophysics emphasis.)
- Note that PHYS/ASTR 3070 is the "gateway" course to our astronomy course offerings -- this is offered each fall; other courses may be offered only every two years. Please talk to us if you need help planning your major.
Getting Undergraduate Research
Watch this space for a guide on how to get started on choosing a research topic in Astronomy (coming soon).
- Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU): The application deadline for this program is 1/31/2022.