SCI 112: Introduction to Astronomy (+lab)

Class Program
Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
This laboratory course provides a hands-on introduction to astronomy. Students take an historical perspective, noting major theoretical developments in astronomy such as the work of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Einstein, Hubble and Hawking and also a practical perspective, discussing the exploration of space by satellites, shuttles and telescopes. Laboratory work involves computer demonstrations and night sky observations. A $50 lab fee is charged.
Semester Offered
Offered spring