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Introduction to Astronomy

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This course is designed to introduce students to the science of astronomy and its importance as an influence on our view of human-kind.  Topics include the history of astronomy, the motion of celestial objects, models of the solar system, comparative planetology, stars, and life in the universe. Conceptual comprehension of basic astronomy is reinforced through student-guided class discussions, group problem solving, and student presentation. A strong background in algebra is required for this course.  

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593