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IAI Physical Sciences ASTR 121: Introduction to Astronomy

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This is an introductory course in astronomy intended for students who desire a physical science understanding of topics such as: the earth as a planet, the sun and the solar system, stellar systems, stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology. Laboratory activities supplement the lecture material, and may include evening astronomical observing. 4 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - P1 906L

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.