Astronomy | General Astronomy I
A201 | 0565 | Pierce

This course is a sequence to A202 and is an introduction to modern
astronomy and astrophysics, including basic principles of mechanics,
optics, and radiation.  Topics include solar system, stars,
interstellar matter, galaxies, cosmology, and observational astronomy
from radio to gamma rays.  College algebra and trigonometry or high
school equilvalent is needed.  There is one required text for this
course.  This course fulfills the natural and mathematical science