Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog (August 2020 - July 2021) 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog (August 2020 - July 2021)

PHYS 105 Introductory Astronomy

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Co-requisites: PHYS 105L

An introduction to the fundamentals of astronomy. Topics include: the history and philosophy of astronomy, earth-sun-moon phenomena, the life cycle of stars, properties of galaxies, the current cosmological model, and the solar system. Labs incorporate the use of telescopes at the Concord University observatory. A General Education Lab Science course that emphasizes critical thinking and the use of writing and basic mathematics.


Three hours lecture, two hours lab.