ASTRO 1199

ASTRO 1199

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course surveys the possibilities for life in the universe and the search for it, against the backdrop of our modern understanding of the cosmos.  It covers ideas about the origin of the universe and how structure arises, the formation of stars and planets, how life might have begun on planets, the evolution of life on the Earth, and the search for life elsewhere in the solar system and beyond.

When Offered Summer.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: high school physics and biology.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)

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  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1168 ASTRO 1199   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit