Students who wish to prepare for a career in solar system research should include a strong background in the fundamental physical sciences as part of their undergraduate studies. Some majors to consider include Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences, and Physics.
Required: PTYS 403, 407, 411
3 other upper-division units in Planetary Sciences
6 units chosen by the student and minor advisor subject to final approval by the PTYS Curriculum Committee/Department Head.