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Fall 2021
Dec 07, 2021
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ASTR 36400 - Stars And Galaxies
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is intended for students in Science or Engineering. This is the second of a two-semester introductory sequence on astronomy and astrophysics, although it is designed to be a standalone course. It is intended mainly for Science and Engineering majors who are comfortable with calculus-based contents. The course provides an overview on the formation and evolution of stars, galaxies, and clusters of galaxies. Selected topics that are covered in more detail include stellar structure and atmosphere, properties of black holes, neutron stars, and white dwarfs, galactic dynamics, and dark matter in galaxies and clusters of galaxies.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. The students will acquire extensive knowledge on the properties of stars and galaxies.


Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level MA 16200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 18100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 17300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 17100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MATH M2160 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MATH 16400 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16600 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MATH 16600 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16900 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16400 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]) and (Undergraduate level PHYS 22000 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS 21800 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS P2010 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS 17200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS 15200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]) or (Undergraduate level PHYS 16200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] and Undergraduate level PHYS 16300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently])

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