ASTRO 101 - Introductory Astronomy: The Solar System and the Search for Life Beyond Earth
Section: 101
Term: SP 2009
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASTRO 111 or 115.
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:

Lecture topics include sun, planets, earth-moon system, comets, and asteroids, including information obtained from recent space probes; telescopes; time and the seasons; and the origin of the solar system and of life. Discussion sections feature planetarium visits, observing sessions with telescopes, demonstrations of astronomical phenomena, and student-inspired topics.

ASTRO 101 - Introductory Astronomy: The Solar System and the Search for Life Beyond Earth
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
 
55023
Open
12
 
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MTuWThF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
102 (DIS)
P
55025
Open
2
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
103 (DIS)
P
55027
Open
10
 
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W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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Introduction to Astronomy: The Solar System and the Search for Life Beyond Earth (ISBN 0536469962). Custom U of M Edition
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