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Spring 2018
Jan 23, 2018
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AST 209 - Stellar and Galactic Astronomy
Stellar and Galactic Astronomy Spring Study Area IV Prereq.: MATH 101 or placement exam Study of stars and galaxies as separate bodies and members of clusters. Topics will include astrophysical properties of stars and galaxies, stellar and galactic evolution, and cosmology. Emphasis will be placed on observational and experimental methods astronomers use to study the universe. Three lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. This course is equivalent to ESCI 209 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.

4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours

Schedule Types: Independent Study, Lab, Lecture, Lecture/Lab

Geological Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
SA4- Natural Sciences w/ Lab, Science Engineering Tech Fee

Prereq for AST 209

General Requirements:
Course or Test: MATH 101 to 221
Required Courses: 1
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )
MATH 30.00 to 99.00
May not be taken concurrently.  )
A07 550.00 to 800.00
May not be taken concurrently. )

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