College of Arts & Sciences

  • The Astronomical Universe

    CAS AS 102

    The birth and death of stars. Red giants, white dwarfs, black holes. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, and other galaxies. The Big Bang and other cosmological theories of our expanding universe. Use of the observatory. Students must register for two sections: lecture and laboratory. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry I, Quantitative Reasoning I, Teamwork/Collaboration. 4 cr. Tuition: $3100; lab fee: $200; total charge: $3300

    Summer 2 (July 5-August 15)

    Omakshi Agiwal