It has been noted that one can imagine a wide variety of types of astronomy or astronomy-plus-something-else combination majors; e.g. astronomy plus education, astronomy plus history of science, astronomy plus science writing, etc. Students interested in such composite majors are strongly advised to seek counsel from responsible faculty in all departments in which they will be studying, in order to determine which department should be their major department. While the astronomy major has considerable flexibility, there may be critical courses in other areas that are available only in that area. Other considerations difficult to anticipate in a general discussion may also arise.

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