A one-semester introductory course in astronomy covering the tools and methods of astronomy and the physics of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. This course requires a background in intermediate algebra. Laboratory includes tools and methods of astronomy; data collection and analysis; and observations (when feasible). Lecture 3 hours; lab 2 hours. This course is not a sequel to PHYS 1104.
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 3