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PHYS 1040 - Introductory Astronomy (BPS)

BPS Breadth Physical Sciences
3 credits

Exploration of solar system and universe. Laws of motion, fundamental interactions, structure of matter, electromagnetic radiation, and conceptual models of celestial motions. Conceptual and quantitative homework problems and exams, along with writing assignments and observation reports, are required. Facility with high school mathematics is expected.