Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ASTR 1000K Introduction to the Universe

Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in MATH 1111

3-2-4

A survey of the universe, examining the historical origins of astronomy; the motions and physical properties of the Sun, Moon, and planets; the formation, evolution, and death of stars; and the structure of galaxies and the expansion of the universe. Laboratory exercises supplement classroom work.