Academic Catalog

Astronomy (ASTR)

ASTR 151  Introduction to Astronomy (GS)  (3 credits)  

A course in the fundamentals of descriptive astronomy is especially appropriate for nonscience majors. Students study the solar system, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and universe and their relation to the earth.

ASTR 152  Sky and Telescope Laboratory (GL)  (1 credit)  

An introductory laboratory course in the fundamental measurement techniques of astronomy, this course is especially appropriate for nonscience majors. Instruction focuses on selected portions of the solar system, nebulae and galaxies. Course fee.