Academic Calendar

Planetary Physics Minor

Total credits required for minor - 18 senior-level credits.

A minimum of six credits at the 300- or 400-level.

EASC 398, EASC 495, EASC 498, PHYS 398, PHYS 495, or PHYS 498 can be used to fulfill this requirement if the topic is relevant to planetary physics.

Note: Students are responsible for ensuring they have the prerequisites for the required courses in this minor.

Course ID Course Name Credits
Specific Minor Requirements
EASC 206Geology of the Solar System3
PHYS 226Optics and Sound Waves3
PHYS 242Physics of Planetary Exploration3
PHYS 252Physics of the Earth3
Select 6 credits from the following: 6
Planetary Surface Imaging
Planetary Materials
Origins of Planetary Systems
Total Credits18