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2018-2019 Academic Catalog (August 2018 - July 2019) 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog (August 2018 - July 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.

Three hours lecture, two hours lab.