The University of St. Thomas

Course Number:104
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Delain, Kisha M
Time:2031 - 2130
Location:Owens Science Hall St Paul
Room:OWS 166
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
0 07/09 08/16 -  T  -   R  - 24 0 24
Course Description:
Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics