ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Section: 201
Term: SU 2008
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASTRO 112, 120, 130, or 160.
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
A basic high school math and science background.
Other Course Info:
F, W.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Discover the nature of stars, black holes, luminous nebulae, supernovae, galaxies, and other cosmic phenomena. In this concept-focused course you will learn what these objects are, how they formed, and what is ultimately in store for the universe. Explore the roles of light, energy, and gravity in astronomy, and get hands- on experience with telescopes and other astronomy tools during mini-labs.

Three lectures and a one-hour discussion period each week. REVISED FOR WINTER 2007: Having trouble with Math Anxiety? The discussion section includes a workshop that covers basic tools and methods for solving problems. Basic high school math is a prerequisite.

ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Schedule Listing
201 (LEC)
MTuWThF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
202 (DIS)
Tu 1:00PM - 3:00PM
203 (DIS)
W 1:00PM - 3:00PM
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