This course provides an overview of astrophysics and introduces the student to the many conventions, units, coordinate systems, and nomenclature used in astrophysics. The course will survey observational, stellar, and extragalactic astrophysics as well as cosmology. The course will also include planetary astronomy including extrasolar planets.
[(CHEM 122 with min. grade of D) OR (CHEM 124 with min. grade of D)] AND [(PHYS 221 with min. grade of D)]