Astronomy | General Astronomy 1
A201 | ALL | Deliyannis


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 equivalent is needed.  There is one required text for
this course.  This course fulfills the natural and
mathematical science requirements.