Undergraduate Study in Physics

Certificate in Astrophysics

For the Astrophysics Certificate, the following lists the required and optional courses.

Required Courses
PHYS 2021The Solar System3
or PHYS 2022 Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
PHYS 3021Nuclear Astrophysics and Stellar Evolution3
Optional Courses
Select at least two of the following:6
Atomic Physics
Special Topics (if approved by the Chair)
Undergraduate Research (if approved by the Chair)
Total Credit Hours12

Courses Offered at Georgia State

ASTR 4000Fundamentals of Astrophysics3
ASTR 3500Fundamentals of Astronomy and Astrophysics4