2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 20, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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: Credit given for only one sequence for lower-division astronomy.
(RE) Corequisite(s): Mathematics 141 or Mathematics 130.



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