Learn about the cosmos from planets and black holes through the expansion of the universe and dark energy. Most introductory courses fall into two broad areas.
One area involves planets, solar systems, and life:
The other broad area involves stars, galaxies, and the Universe, including black holes, dark matter, and dark energy:
In the 4 credit courses, students will use the planetarium, observe the skies, and meet in small sections. We strongly recommend the 4 credit courses.
Students participating in the Honors Science Program may elect HONORS 291 and 292 through the Astronomy Department during the sophomore year. Professor Bergin assigns students on the basis of interests and background to participating staff members.
Contact the department.