Course Descriptions - AST

Astronomy (AST)

AST 220 Introduction to Astronomy.

4 hrs. (3-2)

PREREQUISITE: None This course covers the history of astronomy and the development of astronomical thought leading to the birth of modern astronomy and its most recent developments. Emphasis is placed on measuring techniques and the structure and evolution of the universe. Lab is required. Core Area III, ASCI. Code-A. (F, Sp, Su)