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Astronomy
Chair: Alan Wiseman agw@uw.edu
Kenwood IRC 4186

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: 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 10.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001
48479 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07   PHY 137  
NS   3 LEC 002
48984 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07   PHY 137  
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 203
49325 - 01/21-05/07 Brady, Patrick ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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

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

Notes:
Prereq: Astron 103(C) or Astron 211(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
48480 7:30 PM-9:20 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 226  
NS+   1 LAB 802
54269 7:30 PM-9:20 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 226  
NS+   1 LAB 803
48985 7:30 PM-9:20 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 226  

ASTRON-185: Astronomy for Pre-Education Majors (3 units; U ; NS+)

Space: how we know and what we know; the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. 2 hrs lec, lab.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401
50632 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/21-05/07 Creighton, Jean PHY 145  
NS+     LAB 801
50633 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/21-05/07 Creighton, Jean PHY 145  

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
52273 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
52275 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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
52276 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
52277 - 01/21-05/07   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
52280 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
52281 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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