Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

AST 1101 - Introduction to Astronomy

Credits: 4
An introduction to modern astronomy. Topics include astronomical observation techniques and instrumentation, stellar evolution, galaxies, modern cosmological theories, the solar system, cosmic origins and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Fulfills: Mathematics/Science distribution requirement. STEM requirement in LS Core.
Three hours of lecture plus one two- hour laboratory period a week. Some of these periods are during the evening.
Note: May also be offered through the Honors program.