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ASTR 210 –  Fundamentals of Astrophysics (CRN: 98141) at  College of San Mateo for Fall 2024

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ASTR 210 Fundamentals of Astrophysics

Hands-on introduction to the composition, nature, and origin of the Universe, including study of the Solar System, stellar evolution, and galaxies. The laboratory portion of the course includes observation and analysis of the night sky utilizing telescopes, cameras, and other equipment at CSM’s rooftop observatory. Students will learn and apply modern astronomical research techniques including astroimaging, spectroscopy, and photometry. This course is intended for students majoring in astronomy or another physical science.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 222 or MATH 225
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC

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Department: Astronomy

Number of Units: 4


Section
JA - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 08/14-12/16
Meeting Time: 6:10pm-8:00pm
Days: M
Building: 36 Room: 0110
Instructor: Elisha Polomski
JA - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 08/14-12/16
Meeting Time: 6:10pm-7:00pm
Days: W
Building: 36 Room: 0110
Instructor: Elisha Polomski
JA - Laboratory/Studio/Activity
Meeting Date: 08/14-12/16
Meeting Time: 7:10pm-10:00pm
Days: W
Building: 36 Room: 0110
Instructor: Justin Stevick
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class August 27, 2024
Last day to drop with a refund August 27, 2024
Last day to drop without a "W" September 2, 2024
Last day to drop with a "W" November 13, 2024
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option December 16, 2024
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