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Satellite photos of a nebula.
A minor in astronomy complements a range of degrees, including biology, sociology and more. Through a combination of space science, physics and engineering classes, you'll gain knowledge of the science behind stars, black holes, celestial bodies and the universe as a whole.

Program Requirements

You must be enrolled in an unrelated major program at MSU.

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