The Astronomy Department offers a wide variety of exciting and informative courses every Fall and Spring semester, as well as introductory courses during the Summer Term sessions. Our most popular courses are particularly designed for non-science majors (i.e. our courses at the 100-level).


Additional Resources

  • BU Student Link — up-to-date information regarding current course sections, meeting times, and locations
  • BU CAS Bulletin — undergraduate course offerings, prerequisites, and Hub requirements
  • BU GRS Bulletin — graduate course offerings and prerequisites

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Questions About Astronomy Courses?

Catherine Espaillat

Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director, Institute for Astrophysical Research

Paul Withers

Professor; Associate Department Chair; Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Director, Center for Space Physics