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AST 1002 - Descriptive Astronomy


4 Credit Hours
(Fall, Spring, Summer)

This non-lab one-semester course is designed to meet the general education requirements in physical science for non-science majors and for students in related scientific fields needing a scientific elective. The course includes topics in planetary astronomy, the sun and stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology. Also covered are basic physical laws, light, and telescopes. Exercises require only basic math with some very limited algebra.



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