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PHYS 150

Introduction to Astronomy

Units: 4

*Lecture, 3 units; Lab, 1 unit*

This course introduces the history of astronomy, the solar system, the stellar systems, galactic systems, and cosmology. This course requires basic skills developed in a college algebra environment including solving equations, scientific notation, roots, exponents and unit conversions. Students uncomfortable with these requirements may wish to complete College Algebra before taking Astronomy.