ASTR 304. Global History of Cosmology. (4 Credits)
Study of the historical development of cosmology in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, Greece, Asia, and the Americas through contemporary developments. Cultural and religious interactions with developments in cosmology are emphasized. Prerequisite: a Scientific Practice (SP) course.
Tags: GP, SIP
ASTR 305. Astronomy. (4 Credits)
An introduction to the study of the universe. Topics include the solar system, the formation and evolution of stars and the structure, evolution and origin of the universe. Special attention will be given to the social, historical, philosophical and theological context of astronomical discoveries and controversies.