A202 | ALL | All

This course is a sequence to A201 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 observtional astronomy from radio to gamma rays. College algebra and trigonometry of high school equivalent is needed. There is one required text for this course. This course fulfills the natural and mathematical science requirements.