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2022-2023 Westminster College Catalog 
2022-2023 Westminster College Catalog

AST 402 - Astrophysics

Semester Hours: 4

Astrophysics provides a quantitative overview of the physical processes in astronomy and cosmology at a level accessible to the junior or senior undergraduate science major. The student will be introduced to advanced topics at the forefront of current research, while also building a foundation based on the traditional methods and models of astrophysics. Topics covered may include planetary processes, stellar evolution, and the structure of the universe.

Prerequisite: PHY 142  or PHY 152 ; MTH 152 ; and junior or senior standing.
Lab Included: LB
When Offered: Offered Fall Semester, alternate years.