Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PHY                                     Course Number: 315                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Astrophysics
Subject: Physics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 4.0


This course is an introduction to modern astrophysical problems with an emphasis on the physical concepts involved: radio, optical and x-ray astronomy; the solar system; stellar structure and evolution; white dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; galactic structure and evolution, quasars; gravitation and cosmology.

Prerequisite: PHY 303.
  • 4 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: