Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN ASTROPHYSICS
Faculty of Science - Physics and Astronomy



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.5 principal courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%:

1.0 course from: Physics 1301A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B or 80% in Physics 1028A/B and Physics 1302A/B, Physics 1402A/B, Physics 1502A/B or 80% in Physics 1029A/B; or the former Physics 1026;

1.0 course: One of Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B and Calculus 1501A/B (recommended) or Calculus 1301A/B (with a mark of at least 85%); or Applied Mathematics 1413;

0.5 course: Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B;

0.5 additional course from the Faculty of Science. It is highly recommended that students complete one of the following: Chemistry 1301A/B, Computer Science 1025A/B or Computer Science 1026A/B, or Statistical Science 1024A/B;

0.5 additional course.

Module/Program Information


Module
10.0 courses:

3.0 courses: Astronomy 2201A/B, Astronomy 2801A/B, Astronomy 3302A/B, Astronomy 3303A/B, Astronomy 4101A/B, Astronomy 4602A/B.
1.0 course: Calculus 2502A/B, Calculus 2503A/B.
1.0 course: Applied Mathematics 2402A or the former Differential Equations 2402A, Applied Mathematics 3815A/B.
2.0 courses: Physics 2101A/B, Physics 2102A/B, Physics 2110A/B, and Physics 2910F/G (or the former Physics 2900E)
2.0 courses:
Physics 3151A/B, Physics 3200A/B, Physics 3300A/B, and Physics 3400A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 3900F/G/Z, Physics 3926F/G.
0.5 course: Physics 4351A/B.

Students must also complete Physics 2950Y, Physics 3950Y and Physics 4950Y (non-credit seminar courses).