ASTR 010 - Astronomy

Description
This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles of Astronomy. The course is taught at a non-technical level, and is intended both for non- science majors. Topics include the history of Astronomy, the Solar System, stars, galaxies, the structure and evolution of the Universe, and the origin and evolution of life. Emphasis is placed on the quantitative and qualitative description of astronomical objects, the methods of scientific deduction, and the implications of astronomical knowledge. Opportunities for field and laboratory work will be provided. (ATTR: ARTS, CAN, CDN)
Credits
3
Attributes
ARTS, CAN-Area Req-Natural Science, CDN-Disc Req-Natural Science
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh, MWF, W, M
Avg. Class Size
35
Avg. Sections
4