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2022-2023 Academic Catalog (August 2022 - July 2023) 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog (August 2022 - July 2023)

PHYS 105 Introductory Astronomy

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.