Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy

Do you like space exploration and telescopes, and like learning about stars, galaxies, planetary geology and cosmology?

Wayne State's undergraduate astronomy degree program combines classes in physics and astronomy to provide students with foundational knowledge in astronomy, including contemporary developments such as the problems of dark matter and dark energy in the universe.

Students graduating with a B.A. in astronomy will have strong scientific preparation for entry-level jobs or advanced degree programs in a broad spectrum of disciplines including business, education, law, scientific journalism, teaching, and social and physical sciences. This degree can prepare students for graduate studies in astronomy and astrophysics, with chemistry and physics electives, or under the bachelor of science program in physics with a minor in astronomy.

Learn more about Wayne State's B.A. in astronomy program