ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
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Details

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:

Description

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:

Course requirements include assigned reading, homework, activities, quizzes, midterm, and a final examination.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for non-science majors.

Schedule

ASTRO 102 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
10699
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1
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
10700
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1
Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
10701
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
18619
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
19415
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
006 (LEC)
 In Person
10702
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16
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
10703
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M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
17861
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M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
18618
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
010 (DIS)
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19414
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
24111
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
24112
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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