Minor in Astronomy

Explore the Stars in the Classroom

Take advantage of our proximity to NASA by pursuing a Minor in Astronomy at University of Houston-Clear Lake. You will receive a strong background in astronomy that focuses on answering the fundamental questions about the origins of life in the universe.

Bring the Universe to Life

Your 17-hour course of study will encompass an introductory survey of astronomy, an exploration of topics in planetary science, the origin and evolution of stars, our Solar System, our universe and chance for life elsewhere in the universe.

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Degree Requirements

Get ready to calculate the course load for your education at University of Houston-Clear Lake! Learn more about the courses required to succeed here in the College of Science and Engineering.


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Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Minor in Astronomy Faculty

David Garrison
David Garrison

David Garrison

Director of Graduate Programs for the College of Science and Engineering, Professor and Former Chair of Physics ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3796
Email: garrison@uhcl.edu
Office: B3531-2

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Ju Kim
Ju Kim

Ju H. Kim

Interim Dean of the College of Science and Engineering and Professor of Physics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3717
Email: KimJ@UHCL.edu
Office: B3611

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Samina Masood
Samina Masood

Samina S. Masood

Associate Professor of Physics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3781
Email: masood@uhcl.edu
Office: B3525-8

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Van Eric Mayes
Van Mayes

Van Eric Mayes

Assistant Professor of Physics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3764
Email: MayesV@UHCL.edu
Office: B3321

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Walter Thompson
Walter Thompson

Walter Thompson

Lecturer of Physics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3768
Email: ThompsonW@UHCL.edu
Office: B3321

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Paul Withey
Paul Withey

Paul Withey

Program Chair of Physics, Associate Professor of Physics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3799
Email: Withey@UHCL.edu
Office: B3531

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