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Course Details

Course Code: SPST440 Course ID: 4960 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to familiarize students with celestial objects found beyond the Solar System. Students learn about the origin and evolution of stars and galaxies. Topics covered in the course include main sequence stars, red giants, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Galaxy classification is also considered. Students have the opportunity to use the new APUS remote observatory for celestial observations.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Forums Intro and Forum 1
Forum 2 Forum 3
Forum 4 Forum 5
Forum 6 Forum 7
Forum 8 Homework
Homework #1 Homework #2
Homework #3 Homework #4
Homework #5 Homework #6
Homework #7 Homework #8
Quizzes Quiz - week 1
Quiz - week 2 Quiz - week 3
Quiz - week 4 Quiz - week 6
Quiz - week 7 Exams
Midterm Exam Final Exam
Book Title:Stars and Stellar Evolution - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9782759803569
Publication Info:EDP Sciences Lib
Author:DeBoer, Klaas
Unit Cost:$40.79
 
Book Title:Astronomy - e-book available online, links provided in the classroom
ISBN:9781938168284
Publication Info:OpenStax
Author:OpenStax
Unit Cost:$54.53
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.