INX300 - Astronomy


ENG 106 or one lower-level liberal studies (LSO) or Critical Thinking course.

This course introduces students to the science of Astronomy. They will study the planets, stars, galaxies, the structure of the observable universe and our place in it. Students will understand the Earth's motions, the reason for seasons, tides, and eclipses. They will learn about modern views of the solar system, the nature of stars and their evolution. Students will gain understanding of galaxies and the history of the observable universe. As a result, they will develop a better appreciation of the beauty of the cosmos and the scientific quest to understand it.

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