# PHYS 112 : Introductory Astronomy

An introductory study of the solar system; stellar structure and evolution; star clusters, galaxies, quasars, the large scale structure of the universe, and cosmology. A conceptual, rather than mathematical, approach is emphasized, though some arithmetic calculations are required.

## Class Details

**Credits:**
4

**Lab Hours:**
3

**Lecture Hours:**
3

**Prerequisites:**

SAT mathematics score of at least 530 or an ACT mathematics score of at least 21 or MATH 013 with a grade of C- or higher.

**Program:**
Chemistry and Physics

**Semester Offered:**
Periodically