Astronomy Courses

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ASTR&101|Intro to Astronomy w/ Lab [M/S]

5 Credits

Formerly AST 101

A survey of astronomy including history of astronomy, the solar system, galaxies, cosmology, and current topics. Several night observation sessions are held. Lecture and lab must be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or better in MATH 050, 060, 062, or 096.

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ASTR 102|Intro to Astronomy - Part II w/ Lab [M/S]

5 Credits

The second course of an introductory survey of astronomy including star formation, planetary systems formation, star birth and death, Einstein's special relativity model of the universe, galaxies and their evolution, cosmology and current topics. Several night observation sessions are held at the on-campus Moore Observatory.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: MATH 050, 060, 062, 096 or instructor permission. ASTR& 101 recommended.

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ASTR 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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ASTR 299|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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