Do I study astrobiology as a major or minor?

I want to pursue astrobiology but I don’t know if it’s best to pursue it as a major or minor? 

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  • drip
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    You would study biology as an undergrad. Take astronomy as a minor. 

    Astrobiology is not taught at the undergrad level. Although many universities offer some classes in the subject. 

    You will find graduate program in astrobiology. 

    Actually one school does have an undergrad degree in astrobiology, Florida Tech. 

  • 3 weeks ago

    Astrobiologist will need a PhD - that's a graduate-level specialization. For undergrad, double major in biology and astronomy, or choose bio major & astronomy minor to prepare to specialize at the graduate level.

    • luna3 weeks agoReport

      Is it a good idea as an undergrad to major in astrobiology and minor is astronomy or the other way around?

  • 3 weeks ago

    i think either way would work

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    you could try doing it as a major and see what happens

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