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PHYS-104 (2) 10am

Introduction to Sky and Solar System (3 credits)

WMU Spring 2005 Semester

M--W--F 10:00-10:50am · 1104 Rood Hall

Registration Call Number = 11312


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Textbook: The Essential Cosmic Perspective / Jeffrey Bennett, et al. (3rd edition)

The Essential Cosmic Perspective 3rd ed.

To Count for General Education Area VI -- You Must Take PHYS-103 Sky and Solar System Lab Concurrent with PHYS-104 Lecture.



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Course Descriptions from the WMU Undergraduate Catalog

via Registrar’s Web Site (http://sims.wmich.edu)

PHYS 104 - INTRO TO SKY AND SOLAR SYSTEM

This is an introduction to the night sky and our solar system. The student will learn about the cycles of the Sun, Moon, planets, and constellations; the historical development of astronomy; basic properties of light and telescopes; nature and properties of the planets and the Sun; asteroids, meteorites, and comets; and the creation and evolution of the solar system. A student cannot receive credit for PHYS 105 and either PHYS 103 or PHYS 104. Students must take PHYS 103 concurrently with PHYS 104 if they wish to fulfill the requirement of General Education Area VI. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or equivalent. Credit Hours: 3.0

STUDENTS MUST TAKE PHYS 103 CONCURRENTLY WITH PHYS 104 IF THEY WISH TO FULFILL THE REQUIREMENTS OF GENERAL EDUCATION AREA VI.

COURSE PREREQ- MATH 110

PHYS 103 - SKY AND SOLAR SYSTEM LAB

This is an astronomy laboratory course designed to illustrate and explore some of the topics covered in PHYS 104 Introduction to the Sky and Solar System. Corequisite: PHYS 104. A student can not receive credit for both PHYS 103 and PHYS 105. Credit Hours: 1.0

COURSE COREQ- PHYS104



Significant Dates:
Apr. 15 Fri	- Last Regular Day of Class
Apr. 20 Wed	- Final Exam 8:00-10:00am (2 hours)
Apr. 22 Fri	- End of Winter Session
Apr. 26 Tue	- Grades Due at Noon