May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 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: STEM 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.