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    Concord University
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog (August 2017 - July 2018)

PHYS 105 Introductory Astronomy

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.

Term Offered: (F,S)
Three hours lecture, two hours lab.