PHYS120W: Astronomy

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 2 Credits 4
For students curious about the universe, Astronomy offers a glimpse into the fundamentals. It does not require a strong background in algebra or trigonometry. Instead, it uses an activity-based approach that teaches students the basic laws of astronomy and explores the locations of planets, stars, and other astronomical units as seen on earth: past, present, or future. Students do not need a telescope. To facilitate learning, the course includes numerous demonstrations and hands-on activities.