Sep 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR - 010. Astronomy


3 credit(s)
This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles of Astronomy. The course is taught at a non-technical level, and is intended for both science and non-science majors. Topics include the history of Astronomy, the Solar System, stars, galaxies, the structure and evolution of the Universe, and the origin and evolution of life. Emphasis is placed on the quantitative and qualitative description of astronomical objects, the methods of scientific deduction, and the implications of astronomical knowledge. Opportunities for field and laboratory work will be provided.

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