2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 16, 2024  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHY 160SN - Astronomy

(4 credits) (NWCore option under Science and the Natural World)
Introduction to the science of astronomy. The basic tools and concepts in astronomy and the underlying physics are discussed. Topics will include the investigational methods in astronomy and an emphasis on our Solar System. Additional topics may include stars, galaxies, and cosmology. Students are expected to be able to articulate a Christian perspective of our place in the universe.

Note: There is a laboratory/observation component to this course.

Prerequisite: C- or higher in either MAT109QR or MAT127, or ACT math score of 22 (SAT550 or above) or permission of instructor.