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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 105 Introduction to Astronomy

This is a one-semester laboratory course in descriptive astronomy covers planetary, stellar and galactic astronomy appropriate for non-science majors. It is offered as a web-based course only. Students will be able to use celestial coordinates and constellations to locate celestial objects. They will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the properties of stars, planets, moons, comets, and meteors, nebulae and galaxies. They will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the origin and make-up of the solar system and cosmos.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Science
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3