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|ASTR 101 - INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY|
A basic introduction to astronomy that emphasizes appreciation of the earth's relationship to the universe. The basic laws of physics as they apply to astronomy are covered along with telescopes and data collection and analysis techniques utilized by astronomers. Also covered are the evolution of stars, the solar system, galaxies, and the origin and evolution of the universe. Laboratory sessions, both computer-based and other, give practical applications to material covered in lectures. Two nighttime observing sessions are also included. (NSLD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/011, MATH 050. May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017, MATH 020, MATH 030, or MATH 045 without appropriate Math assessment score. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Bill Hours
Engineer, Phys, & Comp Sci, RV Department
General Education Elective, General Elective, Nat Sci Lab Distribution