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Fall 2014 Astronomy C3997 section 001
INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

Call Number 76878
Points 3
Approvals Required Department
Instructor Frederik Paerels
Type INDEPENDENT
Course Description Prerequisites: This class requires the Instructor's permission to register. For an independent research project or independent study, a brief description of the proposed project or reading, with the supervising faculty member's endorsement, is required for registration. A variety of research projects conducted under the supervision of members of the faculty. Observational, theoretical, and experimental work in galactic and extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. The topic and scope of the work must be arranged with a faculty member in advance; a written paper describing the results of the project is required at its completion (note that a two-term project can be designed such that the grade YC is given after the first term). Senior majors in astronomy or astrophysics wishing to do a senior thesis should make arrangements in May of their junior year and sign up for a total of 6 points over their final two terms. Both a substantial written document and an oral presentation of thesis results are required.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Astronomy
Enrollment 3 students as of 11:32PM Monday, July 21, 2014
Subject Astronomy
Number C3997
Section 001
Division Columbia College
Open To Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs, Barnard
Campus Morningside
Section key 20143ASTR3997C001

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