Academic Catalog

Astronomy (BS)

Astronomers seek to understand the structure and evolution of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Immediate employment opportunities for astronomy majors include public education related positions at planetariums and museums, data analyst positions in science and industry, and laboratory work.

Students also learn the fundamentals of astronomical observing, data collection, and analysis, including hands-on experience at Benedictine’s Daglen Observatory.

Transfer students pursuing a major in Astronomy must take a minimum of 40% of the coursework required for the major at Benedictine College.