ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Section: 006
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Other:
Theme
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASTRO 112, 120, 130, or 160.
Advisory Prerequisites:
A basic high school math and science background.
Other Course Info:
F, W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
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.

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
001 (LEC)
 
11287
Open
16
 
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
11288
Open
3
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
11289
Open
7
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
25733
Open
2
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
25734
Open
4
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (LEC)
 
11290
Open
53
 
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
11291
Open
12
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
11292
Open
17
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
26394
Open
8
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
26395
Open
16
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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9780321565037, 0321565037,Cosmic Perspective, The: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology Media Update, 5/E
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