Undergraduate Study at Columbia
Astronomy is, at once, the oldest science and one of the most vibrant fields of modern research. Its goal is to construct testable, quantitative, coherent models of the universe (the UNIty of the diVERSE) and its contents-galaxies, stars, and planets. The department offers two majors, both of which require a solid grounding in the mathematics and physics necessary for the pursuit of the discipline. Click on the following for more information about:
See also the recent Undergrad Flyer and the Suggested Sequence of Courses for Majors.