Undergraduate Women in Physics

Advice on classes

We have compiled tips on classes at MIT based on the experiences of upperclassmen.

Advice for freshmen

Advice for upperclassmen

Suggested electives



Computational physics


Condensed matter physics

Plasma physics

Astronomy at MIT

The Department of Physics and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences offer courses in astronomy and astrophysics. This is the MIT astronomy website.

There is an astronomy minor available. The requirements can be found in the MIT course catalog.