Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Apr 23, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 100 - Introduction to Astrophysics

Course Units: 1
(Fall; Staff) An introduction to the field of astrophysics, with an emphasis on a scientific understanding of stars and the universe. Topics include stars (structure, formation, and evolution), galaxies (the Milky Way, galaxy types, quasars, and active galaxies), dark matter, and the Big Bang model of the universe. One hour mathematics/computational lab each week. Prerequisite(s): PHY 110   or PHY 120   or IMP 112 or IMP 120   



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