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Astronomy (AST)

This course will focus on how astronomers have used observations to construct models of our Universe. Students will use their own observations (collected in the co-requisite AST 107 course) along with readings and class discussions, to construct and test models of our Universe.
Corequisite: AST 107
Course Syllabus
This course is an introductory survey course of topics in astronomical theory, especially for students who are not science-oriented. A selected number of basic topics in astronomy are carefully examined and interpreted. The relevance of the scientist and his/her work to the lives of non-scientists is continually examined.
Corequisite: AST 109
Course Syllabus
This course serves as an observational introduction to astronomy, especially for students who are not science oriented. A selected number of basic topics in astronomy are carefully examined and subjected to observational verification. The relevance of the scientist and his/her work to the lives of non-scientists is continually examined.
Corequisite: AST 108
Course Syllabus
This course introduces students to the world beyond the earth. The methods of astronomy and our knowledge of the structure of the universe are presented as an ongoing human endeavor that has helped shape modern man as he/she takes his/her first steps into space.
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