May 21, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASTR 111 - Mysteries of the Sky (3 credits)


(Coreq: ASTR 111L ) An introduction to contemporary astronomy that explores our current understanding of the local Cosmos and the unique methods employed to study astronomical objects. Topics include the history of astronomy, observed motions of celestial objects, and comparative planetology, along with ongoing searches for extraterrestrial life inside the Solar System. The course material is designed primarily, but not exclusively, for non-science majors and can be taken independently from ASTR 112.  F, S.