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ASTR 001: General Astronomy

Sajan Saini

(Submission #104)

Course Description

An introductory course that presents to students the history of stellar observation and birth of the scientific process; the study of the positions, motions, compositions and evolution of planets, stars, clouds of interstellar matter; the manner in which this modern understanding of the universe's cosmic origin and future fate is obtained. Does not include laboratory experiments.


Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Natural Science (NS)
Context of Experience: Not Applicable
Extended Requirement: Not Applicable

Additional Course information

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none (not open to students taking ASTR 002)
Existing Course: Existing
Existing Course Number: ASTR 001
Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Semester
Other (if specified): 
Number of Sections: 2
Number of Seats: 90


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