ASTR BC1753x Life in the Universe 3 pts. Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: a working knowledge of high school algebra. Introduction to astronomy intended primarily for nonscience majors. Includes the history of astronomy; the apparent motions of the moon, sun, stars, and planets; gravitation and planetary orbits; the physics of the earth and its atmosphere; and the exploration of the solar system. This course is similar to ASTR C1403. You cannot enroll in both courses and receive credit for both.
ASTR BC1753x Life in the Universe 3 pts. Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: Working knowledge of high school algebra. Corequisites: Suggested parallel laboratory course: ASTR C1903. Introduction to astronomy, taught at Barnard, intended primarily for non-science majors. Includes discovery of new planets, the search for life, gravitation and planetary orbits, the physics of the Earth and its atmosphere, and the exploration of the solar system. Students may not receive credit for both ASTR BC1753 and ASTR C1403.