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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ASTR 217 - Honors: Introductory Astronomy

4 Credit Hours
Introduction to astronomy and astrophysics. Historical perspectives in understanding the celestial universe with emphasis on the laws of physics as they apply to the changing conceptions of the universe; structure of the solar system and celestial motions; evolution and properties of stars; galactic structure and models of the universe; observational technique and interpretation of underlying physical laws in accompanying lab. The 217-218 sequence satisfies the College of Arts and Sciences' requirement for a natural science with laboratory.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (NS)
Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab.
Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 151 and 217.
(RE) Corequisite(s): Mathematics 141 or Mathematics 130.



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