Course: ASTR 1514  General Astronomy with Lab

Subject: Astronomy

Prerequisites: Math 0203 or adequate math placement test score; ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures

Credits: 4

Description: This course will fulfill the general education requirement for Physical Science (with laboratory). The student will be introduced to modern astronomy. Concepts to be studied include the solar system, the sun and stars, galaxies (including the Milky Way Galaxy), and current theories of the origin, evolution, and fate of the universe. Laboratory exercises will explore basic physical principles related to Astronomy as well as activities with specific astronomical applications. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.