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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CPCS 181</span>

CPCS 181 Introduction to Astronomy


Degree Credit
Science Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $668.42* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This course will examine astronomical ideas both in relation to their times and in the light of current scientific theory and technical data. Application of the scientific method will be emphasized in evaluating these data and theories. Method of collection and analysis of data will be presented to help the nontechnical student in asking fundamental questions about scientific theories. Topics covered include cosmology, origin of the stars and galaxies, evolution of stars, the solar system, exobiology, death of stars, stellar remnants and the age of the universe. (Lower-level liberal studies elective)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 11 Sep 2018-11 Dec 2018
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 11 Sep 2018-11 Dec 2018
Friday6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 14 Sep 2018-14 Dec 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 14 Jan 2019-15 Apr 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday, Wednesday6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.06 May 2019 - 19 Jun 2019
Monday, Wednesday6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.06 May 2019 - 19 Jun 2019
Monday, Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.24 Jun 2019 - 12 Aug 2019

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