The University of Arizona requires that doctoral students complete a minor program of study consisting of at least 9 units. Graduate students in the Department of Planetary Sciences should choose a minor subject in consultation with their research advisor. Common minor subjects include:
- Atmospheric Sciences
- Planetary Sciences. This is a thematic (9 unit) minor that allows students to focus on a particular research area. Students should select PTYS courses in consultation with their research advisor.
Students should consult the minor department regarding the minor program requirements.