Astronomy

Classes

AST 200 : OBSERVATIONAL ASTRONOMY

This is a laboratory course which introduces the student to the techniques of astronomical observation. Evening laboratory work will be required.

credits

2

AST 220 : INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY

This course covers the history of astronomy and the development of astronomical thought leading to the birth of modern astronomy and its most recent development. Emphasis is placed on the coverage of astronomical instruments and measuring technologies, the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy, important extra galactic objects and cosmology. Laboratory is required.

credits

4