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Winter Session 2020
Apr 07, 2020
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EPS 117 - Astronomy
An introduction to the principles of astronomy for non-science majors. Topics to be covered include the history of the science and methods of study, the study of stars and galaxies, and a general survey of cosmological models. Recent discoveries such as background black-body radiation, pulsars, and quasars, as well as the implications of general relativity, will be discussed qualitatively.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: School of Continuing Education, Graduate Level, Graduate Level, Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Classroom Based, Distance Learning

Engineering and Physics Department

Course Attributes:
UG Core:Nat Sci - Standard, UG Core:Nat Sci - Physics, SCE: Natural Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Biology/Secondary Ed
      Biology - Optometry Option
      Chemistry/Secondary Ed
      Environmental Biology
      Physics Secondary Ed

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