Jan 25, 2021  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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PHYS 101 - Astronomy of Stars, Galaxies and the Universe


Topics covered include the structure and physics of the sun and stars (including star formation, stellar energy sources, stellar death, and black holes), galaxies, and the universe as a whole (including the big bang theory, and the structure, history, and future of the universe). Short labs/activities will be part of the class. This is a general astronomy course suitable for non-science students. PHYS 100  is not a prerequisite for this course, and students may take either or both of PHYS 100  and PHYS 101, in any order.

Pre-req: Any MATH class or a score of 1 or higher on the Math Placement Exam
3 credits



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