Astronomy (ASTR) Permanent Workshop Descriptions
These courses are not intended to support a graduate degree program but are intended to respond to identified needs of post-baccalaureate students. Please refer to the all-university course section in this bulletin to determine the maximum number of workshop credits which may be applied to graduate degrees.
ASTR 585. Workshop: Observational Astronomy.
Designs of small telescopes and their operation, techniques for locating and observing astronomical objects with a small telescope. Prereq.: ASTR 205 or consent. 1 credit SUM.
Astronomy (ASTR) Graduate Course Descriptions
ASTR 505. Introduction to Planetarium Operation.
Use of the planetarium projector to show important sky motions, appearance of the sky from different places on the Earth, seasonal passage and bright constellations. Prereq.: ASTR 205, 311 or equivalent or consent. 1 credit DEMAND.
ASTR 521. Selected Topics in Astronomy.
Lectures, readings and/or discussion on selected topics in astronomy, astrophysics, or planetary science. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits. 1-3 credits DEMAND.