ASTRON 1101 - From Planets to the Cosmos (With Lab)

Description
Overview of the Copernican revolution, the discovery of the nature of our solar system, light, gravity, and planets around other stars; the nature and evolution of stars and origin of the chemical elements; the history of galaxies and the expanding universe. Weekly laboratory. Not recommended for students who plan to major in astronomy or physics. Prereq: Math 1050 (075) or 102, or an ACT math subscore of 22 or higher that is less than two years old, or Math Placement R or higher; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 1140, 1144, 1161H (H161), 1162H (H162), 2161H, 2162H, 2291 (291), or 2292 (292). GE nat sci phys course.
Credits
4
Attributes
GE Natural Science: Physical Science
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018
Offered
MWF, W, Tu, M, F
Avg. Class Size
80
Avg. Sections
7