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ASTR 113 Introduction to Astronomy (CORE—Scientific Thought/Non-Laboratory Course)

Prerequisite: MATH 099 or Level II placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory. (Both semesters/3 credits) 

A survey of astronomy: understanding the visible sky, the planets and solar system, telescopes and measurement methods, the nature of stars and stellar evolution, the possibilities of life elsewhere. Relevant physical laws will be discussed.