General Astronomy with Lab
Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures and Math 0203 or adequate math placement test score.
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.As part of the coursework, you may have the potential of being, to some degree, exposed to hazardous material. If you are pregnant, wear contact lenses or have other specific health concerns, you should consult your personal physician for advisement concerning your enrollment in the course.