Nov 27, 2020  
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AST 120 - Survey of Astronomy.


(4) N/NL.

Introductory course for non-science majors. Provides a broad introduction to astronomy including: daily, monthly and yearly patterns in the sky; an introductory survey of gravity, light, and atoms; formation of the solar system; stars and stellar evolution; galaxies, cosmology, and the evolution of the universe; and the fundamental tenets of science and the scientific process. Covers most areas of modern astronomy at a level requiring basic mathematics. Graded ABCDE/Y.



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