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ASTR& 101 Introduction to Astronomy (5)

(Formerly ASTRO-105) Introduces basic concepts in astronomy including the formation of the solar system; characteristics of the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets; the formation and evolution of stars; the nature and characteristics of light and telescopes; and notes the historical milestones of astronomy from ancient astronomers to current space probes. Laboratory included.

Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL/ 095 with a minimum grade of C and completion of MATH 090 with a minimum grade of C.