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PHYS 300

Astrophysics

The concepts of classical and modern physics are applied to the study of astronomy, providing a physical basis for understanding the components and structure of our universe. Topics to be covered include: spectroscopy, stellar properties, binary stars, stellar classification, stellar structure and evolution, galaxies and galactic structure, active galactic nuclei and cosmology. Prerequisite: PHYS 130.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
PHYS 130 1 course

Current Semester Information

Mary Kertzman

300A: Astrophysics