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ASTR 1303 - Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
This course covers basic concepts of astronomy, with emphasis on the universe outside the solar system. Topics include the properties of the Sun and other stars, the life and death of stars, galaxies, large-scale structure, and cosmology. This course stresses scientific explanation and uses mathematics, the language of science, whenever appropriate.

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 or equivalent and Physics 30 or equivalent or PHYS 1201 , all with minimum grades of 60% or C-. 
Note: Only one of ASTR 1103  and ASTR 1303 can be used for graduation purposes.

GNED Cluster 1 - Tier 2, General Science Option