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ASTR 002: General Astronomy with Laboratory

Sajan Saini

(Submission #105)

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. The laboratory includes analysis and interpretation of astronomical data and observations.


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

Additional Course information

Credits: 4
Prerequisites: none (not open to students taking ASTR 001)
Existing Course: Existing
Existing Course Number: ASTR 002
Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Semester
Other (if specified): 
Number of Sections: 2
Number of Seats: 48 (break out into 2 lab sections; 24 students/section)


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