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PHS4530 - Introductory Astronomy (T►)


5 hour(s)
Elective Type: Laboratory Science
(T►) Kansas Regents System Wide Transfer Course: [KRSN PHS1020]
Description: Introduction to Astronomy topics include fundamental concepts (planetary, stellar, and lunar motion; gravitation; light and telescopes); solar system 1 (Earth, Moon, Mercury, Venus, and Mars); solar system 2 (Jupiter and satellites, Saturn and satellites, outer planets); stars (nature of stars, birth, evolution and death of stars, neutron stars, black holes); universe (galaxies, quasars, blazars, cosmology).

Course Classification: 3 cr. Lecture/2 cr. Lab
Prerequisite(s): Basic computer skills, campus or personal Internet access. (Knowledge of algebra is very helpful).

Course Outcomes/Procedures: PHS4530 Introductory Astronomy (With Lab) Course Procedure  



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