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2014-15 Catalog

ASTR - ASTRONOMY

ASTR A103: Solar System Astronomy (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Corequisite: ASTR A103L.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Natural Sciences Requirement.
Special Fees.
Introduction to solar system astronomy; emphasis on most recent results from space research. History of astronomy, instruments, planetary motion, physical properties of planets, satellites, comets, and solar system evolution. 

ASTR A103L: Solar System Astronomy Laboratory (1 CR) 

Contact Hours:  0 + 3
Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Corequisite: ASTR A103.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Natural Sciences Lab Only.
Special Fees.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the solar system. 

ASTR A104: Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Corequisite: ASTR A104L.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Natural Sciences Requirement.
Special Fees.
Introduction to solar, stellar, galactic, extragalactic astronomy. Stars, clusters, galaxies, stellar evolution, the universe as a whole, and cosmology. 

ASTR A104L: Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology Laboratory (1 CR) 

Contact Hours:  0 + 3
Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Corequisite: ASTR A104.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Natural Sciences Lab Only.  
Special Fees.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the Sun, stellar, galactic, and extragalactic astronomy. 

 
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