The nature of stars as individuals and as groups. Astronomical instruments, the sun, stellar evolution, recent developments in astronomy (black holes, quasars, etc.), a survey of the solar system. Use of the College Observatory. (3 cr. hrs.) (Spring). Prerequisite: Math 1015, eligible to take ENGL 1010, satisfactory completion of all reading skills placements. Lecture/laboratory. Writing in content area. Designed for non-science majors to fulfill laboratory science requirements and for science majors as an elective. Lab Fee. Meets SUNY General Education requirements in Natural Sciences.
Elements of Astronomy