ASTR 101 Astronomy I: Solar System
A non-mathematical introduction to the science of astronomy for non-specialist students. Topics to be covered include the fundamentals of astronomy; and introduction to the tools and techniques of modern observational astronomy; the historical development of our understanding of the Earth, Moon, and Solar System; space exploration of Mars, Jupiter, and other planets; the nature of the Sun; and the origin and uniqueness of our Solar System.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24O;60P)
EQUIVALENCY PHYS P15/3.0.
...as an elective should refer to ASTR 101 , ASTR 102 and PHYS 216 . First Courses...
...the 200 level and above, ASTR 101 /3.0, ASTR 102 /3.0, CHEM 313...