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    Feb 29, 2024  
2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ASTR 1114 - Astronomy


This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of modern astronomy.  It introduces the constellations, planets and basic astronomical theories.  The course demonstrates how Galileo, Newton and Einstein used astronomy to lead in the development of modern science.  Catastrophic consequences of astronomical events upon civilization will be addressed as well as responses by leaders.  The internet will be accessed in class using laptops during this course.



Credit Hours Cr. 4.0 hrs
Satisfies a Requirement
Laboratory Science
Area
Area III
When Offered
Spring
Note
Course changed in Spring 2009 from ASTR 1113/ASTR 1111L to ASTR 1114/ASTR 1110L (all credit in the course vice course and lab)



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