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Thomas Moses

Professor & Chair of Physics

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Requirements for the minor

Five credits as follows.

  • PHYS 110 (Mechanics) or PHYS 120 (Heat, Waves, and Light)
  • PHYS 205 (Modern Physics) or CHEM 102A (General Chemistry II)
  • One course in introductory astronomy: PHYS 161 (Search for Extraterrestrial Life) or PHYS 167 (Astronomy)
  • PHYS 245 (Observational Astronomy)
  • One upper-level course in astrophysics: PHYS 316 (Stellar Astrophysics) or PHYS 317 (Extragalactic Astrophysics)

Note: Upper-level physics courses (200-level and above) require knowledge of calculus at the level of MATH 146 or 152.

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