Astronomy is the study of how the Universe works and is a subspecialty of physics.  Join us as a major, minor, take our core courses, or come to our free Planetarium Shows, presented by a member of our astronomy faculty

We offer a BS in Astronomy and also a minor, as well as courses for science core requirements. 

Our Faculty:


Dr Billy Quarles, PhD 

planetary dynamicist

Dr Martha Leake, PhD

planetary astronomy


Our Students and their Activities 

VSU's Astronomy Facilities

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