Academic Bulletin Physics - 2012-13 - 101 PHY 101

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PHY 101 Astronomy: Fundamentals and Frontiers

An introductory course intended for the non-science liberal arts student. Historical and philosophical ideas will be stressed as well as the experimental concepts and methods used in astronomy. A good working knowledge of algebra, plane geometry, and trigonometry is required. Satisfies half of the laboratory science requirement. Three class periods and one laboratory each week.


 Prerequisite: None.


Credits: 1