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Astronomy
Chair: Prasenjit Guptasarma pg@uwm.edu
Kenwood IRC 3077

Associate Chair: Robert Wood chunnaic@uwm.edu
Kenwood IRC 3038

Please contact the class instructor or lab supervisor with questions about enrollment.

The supervisor of the Astronomy 104 lab is Prof David Kaplan kaplan@uwm.edu

If no instructor is listed, contact the Associate Chair.

Please note: Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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ASTRON-103: Survey of Astronomy (3 units; U ; NS)

History of astronomy; planets; stellar evolution, nucleosynthesis; death of stars: white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes; galaxies and quasars; expansion of the universe, dark matter; the big bang.

Notes:
Prereq: math placement level D.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001 20630 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Erb, Dawn PHY 137  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
Consent required to audit.
NS   3 LEC 002 20631 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Vigeland, Sarah PHY 137  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
Consent required to audit.
NS   3 LEC 203 21066 - 09/05-12/14 De Arcenegui Siemens, F ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

ASTRON-104: Astronomy Laboratory (1 units; U ; NS+)

Observations of planets, stars, stellar clusters, and galaxies; related experiments. Correlated with Astron 103; can be taken with Astron 300.

Notes:
Prereq: Astron 103(C) or 400(300)(C).
Questions about enrollment in Astronomy 104 labs should be sent to the lab supervisor, Prof David Kaplan kaplan@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 22903 7:30 PM-9:20 PM T 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David PHY 226  
NS+           T   Pandey, Suraj    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 20008 7:30 PM-9:20 PM W 09/05-12/14 Horst, Christian PHY 226  
NS+           W   Kaplan, David    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 21065 7:30 PM-9:20 PM R 09/05-12/14 Horst, Christian PHY 226  
NS+           R   Kaplan, David    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 20007 3:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Horst, Christian PHY 226  
NS+           W   Kaplan, David    
Consent required to audit.

ASTRON-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14284 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 14285 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  

ASTRON-211: Principles of Astronomy (3 units; U ; NS)

Light and matter; planets; stellar evolution, nucleosynthesis; death of stars; white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes; galaxies, quasars; expansion of universe, dark matter; big bang.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 120(P) or 209(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001 24775 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David KEN 1130  

ASTRON-289: Internship in Astronomy, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of astronomy in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in astron; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 20758 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 23535 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  

ASTRON-489: Internship in Astronomy, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of astronomy in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in astron; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 20775 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 23536 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 23537 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA