Course Description

AS 104 Stellar/Galactic Astronomy and Cosmology
4 cr. (3-0-3)
Offered: Winter
Prerequisite: High school algebra or MA 100 highly recommended.

Life cycle of stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes and supernovas; characteristics of the sun; basic physical principles applied to stellar characteristics; stellar and galactic distance measurement; galactic formation and evolution; cosmology.

Note: This course may not be taken for credit toward the physics major or minor.