ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Section: 006
Term: FA 2012
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 120 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. Learn about the sky in our planetarium and get hands-on experience with telescopes and other astronomy tools.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for non-science concentrators.

Class Format:

Three lectures and a one-hour discussion period each week.

ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 002-005 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 001.
002 (DIS)
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11094
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 002-005 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 001.
003 (DIS)
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11095
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 002-005 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 001.
004 (DIS)
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22571
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 002-005 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 001.
005 (DIS)
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24494
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 002-005 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 001.
006 (LEC)
 
11096
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4
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 007-010 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 006.
007 (DIS)
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11097
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 007-010 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 006.
008 (DIS)
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21153
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 007-010 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 006.
009 (DIS)
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22570
Open
1
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 007-010 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 006.
010 (DIS)
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24493
Open
2
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISCUSSION 007-010 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE 006.
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


9780321642684, Cosmic Perspective: The stars, Galaxies and cosmology w/Mastering Astronomy, 6th edition Authors: Jeffrey Bennett, Megan Donahue, Nicholas Schneider, Mark Voit
Required
Other editions OK, but MUST have subscription to Mastering Astronomy
Optional
ISBN: 9780321642707
The cosmic perspective, Author: Jeffrey Bennett ... [et al.]., Publisher: Addison-Wesley 6th ed. 2010
Optional
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