Astronomy (ASTR)

Classes

ASTR 110 : Survey of Astronomy

This course is an introduction to the astronomical universe including planets, our Sun and Solar System, stars, galaxies, cosmology, and the universe. The focus is on the structure, evolution and dynamics of the physical universe and how properties of light can be used, for example, to determine distance, temperature, composition, and relative speed of nearby stars.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

Qualified for MATH 100.

Designations

Diversification: Physical Sciences — DP

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ASTR 110L : Survey of Astronomy Laboratory

This course includes a demonstration of astronomical principles through laboratory observations and analysis of astronomical data.

credits

1

Class Hours

3 lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher or concurrently enrolled in ASTR 110.

Semester Offered

Spring