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AST 104 - Introductory Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies Units: 3

An introductory astronomy course covering the cosmic perspective, visual astronomy, gravity, electromagnetic radiation, star properties and life cycles, star death and stellar remnants, galactic systems, exoplanets, the search for life in the universe, and Big Bang cosmology. Includes four required laboratory experiences. Satisfies UNR Science core curriculum requirements. Transfers to UNR as AST 110.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 120 or equivalent or qualifying ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test result.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall