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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 102 - Introduction to Astronomy

Hours: 3

This course introduces the concepts and principles of our knowledge of the Earth, Solar System, stars and galaxies, other objects in the universe, and the universe itself and its evolution. The course also explores some of the methods used in studying astronomical objects such as observations from telescopes and spacecraft, the scientific method, and basic concepts from physics, geology, and other sciences to identify and explain formative processes and unique characteristics. This course is designed for students in non-science majors.
Prerequisite: MTH 080 with grade of C or placement in to higher level math class.



Gen Ed Skill Type: PHYS, CCT-CLO, MTSCI
Prerequisite: MTH 080, minimum grade C or appropriate placement into MTH 110 or higher

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