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ISP 205  Visions of the Universe

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(MTH 101 or MTH 103 or MTH 110 or (MTH 112 or concurrently) or (MTH 116 or concurrently) or (MTH 124 or concurrently) or (MTH 132 or concurrently) or (MTH 201 or concurrently) or (STT 200 or concurrently) or (STT 201 or concurrently)) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Description:
Role of observation, theory, philosophy, and technology in the development of the modern conception of the universe. The Copernican Revolution. Birth and death of stars. Spaceship Earth. Cosmology and time.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - Open


ISP 205L  Visions of the Universe Laboratory

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 1   Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite:
ISP 205 or concurrently
Description:
Observations of the sky, laboratory experiments, and computer simulations exploring the development of the modern conception of the universe.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open