ASTR 201 - Introduction to Astronomy

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Take MATH-111 or MATH-121. (Required, Previous or concurrent). | Take ASTR-201L. (Required, Concurrent).
Credit Hours: Min: 4; Max:

Description: A survey of astronomy, including historical observations and star maps; celestial motions of the sun, moon, planets and stars; electromagnetic radiation, including radiation laws and spectral classification; astronomical instruments and methods; the stars, including formation, evolution, properties, and types of stars; the universe, including the Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies, theories of formation and evolution. The laboratory section for the class will include work at night in the FMU Observatory.

No periods were set for this course