Course: ASTR 154. Elementary Astronomy (2)
Corequisite: ASTR 154L. An introduction to astronomy. Topics to be covered include the historical development of astronomy; the laws that govern the behavior of the universe; a survey of the properties of stars and galaxies, including their origin and evolution; and the Big Bang Theory. Students may not receive credit for both ASTR 154 and ASTR 152. (Available for General Education, B1 Physical Science. Students satisfy the B3 Science Laboratory Activity requirement by completing ASTR 154L.)
Note: Students in GE Plan R should enroll in ASTR 152 instead of ASTR 154.