Astronomy is taught by the Department of Physics. See Physics 750 for listing of faculty.
50:100:306Descriptive Astronomy (R) (3) Introduction to astronomy and astrophysics. Emphasis on the solar
system and Kepler's Laws, stellar magnitudes, distances, stellar
evolution, the galaxy, black holes, and the Big Bang. Recommended for
nonscience majors; however, numerical examples are used. Depending on
the time of year, students also may be required to participate in a
star-viewing program.Lec. 3 hrs.; occasional short field trips.