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AST 3217: Astrophysics I

Course Description for Astrophysics I

AST3217: Astrophysics I
Prerequisite:  PHY 2049 with a minimum grade of "B" or permission of instructor
Co-requisite: PHY 3101 or permission of the instructor
Description: This course is an upper-level introduction to Astrophysics. It presents the physical and mathematical treatment of the properties of the universe and the bodies within it, including the formation, structure, and evolution of stars, stellar nucleosynthesis, binary stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes.
Availability: This course is normally available alternate years only.