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ASTR 102 Astronomy II: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

ASTR 102  Astronomy II: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe  Units: 3.00  

This course, intended for non-specialist students, will provide an overview of astronomy beyond the Solar System. Topics will include: the formation, nature, and evolution of the stars; stellar deaths, including novae, supernovae, white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes; the interstellar medium; the Milky Way Galaxy; normal and active galaxies and large scale structure in the universe; and modern ideas in cosmology and the early universe.
NOTE Also offered online, consult Arts and Science Online (Learning Hours may vary).

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 24 Online Activity, 60 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (ASTR 101/3.0 or PHYS 104/6.0 or PHYS 106/6.0 or PHYS 117/6.0 or PHYS 118/6.0 or [APSC 111/3.3 and APSC 112/3.3]) or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science