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Spring 2014 Course Catalog 
Spring 2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYSC 151 - Astronomy (and Lab)

4 credits

An introduction to the fundamentals of astronomy for the non-science major. The course examines how we have learned about the structure and organization of the universe through observation and experimentation. Emphasis is placed on stars, galaxies and cosmology. Other topics include appearance and motions of the sun, moon, and stars, the nature of light and gravity, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The course includes a planetarium activity, computer simulations and hands-on investigations.

Notes: Was PHYSC 151/152 previous to Fall 2010.
Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2