ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Section: 007
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those enrolled in or have completed ASTRO 104, ASTRO 142, or ASTRO 201.
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.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for non-science majors.

Class Format:

Three lectures and a one-hour discussion period each week. Learn about the sky in our planetarium and get hands-on experience with telescopes and other astronomy tools.

ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Schedule Listing
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11001
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
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11002
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25
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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11003
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25
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
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19255
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25
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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19256
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25
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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11005
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25
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
007 (LEC)
 
11004
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125
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (DIS)
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11006
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25
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
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28691
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25
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
010 (DIS)
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28689
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25
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
011 (DIS)
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22156
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
012 (DIS)
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22512
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 9780134073828
Cosmic Perspective, The: Stars and Galaxies, 8th Edition
Required
Other editions with exact title, "The Cosmic Perspective: Stars and Galaxies" or "The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology". The book should contain Chapters 1-6, 14-23.
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