Schedules

Please Note: Fall 2021 Astronomy 301 now meets Mon/Wed 2:30-3:45 in LGRT 637 (formerly Tue/Thurs 1:00-2:15)
Independent Studies

If you are interested in an independent study, please contact the professor and CC admin assistant Cara Iacoponi at ciacoponi@umass.edu. Here's a list of Faculty Research Interests and previous Undergrad ProjectsMost are 1 to 3 credits.

  • Freshman 196 or 196ISH
  • Sophomore 296 or 296ISH
  • Junior 396 or 396ISH
  • Senior496 or 496ISH

They are also open to 5-College Students.

FCAD Astronomy Course Times TBD. Search courses here.

Fall 2021

           
Type Title Section Class  Instructor Time Location
             
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lecture) 1 10936 Daniel Wang Tu & Th 10:00AM - 11:15AM Hasbrck 134
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lecture) 2 10937 Houjun Mo Tu & Th 1:00PM - 2:15PM Hasbrck 134
GenEd 100: Exploring the Universe (Lecture) 3 23073 Ron Snell Tu & Th 2:30PM – 3:45PM Hasbrck 20
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LL 10939 Stephen Schneider Monday 12:20PM - 1:10PM ILCS220
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LM 10940 Stephen Schneider Wednesday 12:20PM - 1:10PM ILCS220
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LN 10945 Stephen Schneider Friday 12:20PM-1:10PM ILCS220
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LR 10946 Stephen Schneider Monday 1:25PM - 2:15PM ILCS220
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LS 10947 Stephen Schneider Wednesday 1:25PM - 2:15PM ILCS220
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LU 10948 Stephen Schneider Friday 1:25PM - 2:15PM ILCS220
GenEd 100: Exploring the Universe (Online) 1 22371 Tom Burbine Online (Asynchronous) Online
GenEd 105: Weather and Our Atmosphere 1  22383 Eileen Asynchronous Online
        McGowan    
Majors 191A: Astron/Physics Seminar for Fresh1 N/A  10917 Martin Weinberg & Todd Tripp Tuesday 2:30PM - 3:45PM Hasbrouck 138
Majors 301: Writing About Astronomy 1 22821 Kate Whitaker MonWed 2:30PM-3:45PM Astronomy Computer Lab: LGRT 637
Honors 335H: Modern Astrophysics 1 22822 Min Yun TuTh 2:30PM - 3:45PM LGRT 0177
Majors Phys 281: Intro to Computational 19224 Neal Katz Mon & Wed 12:15PM - 2:15PM LGRC A210
  Physics          
Majors 444: Radiation Processes Astrophysics 1 10956 Mauro Giavalisco Tue & Th 1PM-2:15PM LGRT 206
Grad 644: Radiation Processes Astrophysics 1 10955 Mauro Giavalisco Tu & Th 1:00-2:15PM LGRT 206
Grad 650: Extragalactic Astronomy 1 10943 Alex Pope Tu & Thu 2:30-3:45pm LGRT 1322
Grad 732: Computational Methods for Physical Science 1 10935 Grant Wilson Tu & Th 9:00AM - 11:00AM LGRT 637 (Computer Lab)
Grad 791A: Journal Club 1 10925 Martin Weinberg & Todd Tripp Mon 4:00-5:00PM LGRT 1033
FCAD 228: Introductory Astrophysics 1 TBD TBD TBD Amherst College
FCAD 337: Observational Techniques 1 TBD TBD TBD Amherst College
FCAD 335: Astrophysics II: Stellar Structure 1 TBD TBD TBD Mt. Holyoke College
FCAD 228: Astrophysics 1: Stars and Galaxies 1 TBD TBD TBD Smith College
FCAD 337: Observational Techniques in Optical and Infared Astronomy 1 TBD TBD TBD Smith College

 

 

Spring 2022

           
Type Title Section  Class  Instructor Time Location
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lecture) Large-300 students 1 26408 Mauro Giavalisco Tu & Th 10:00 - 11:15AM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lecture) Standard -120 students 2 26408 Min Yun Tu & Th 1:00 - 2:15PM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LM 26412 Grad Students Wed 1:25 - 2:15PM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LN 26411 Grad Students Fri 12:20-1:10PM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LO 26738 Grad Students Fri 1:25AM - 2:15PM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LP 26439 Grad Students Wed 12:20 - 1:10PM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LQ 26436 Grad Students Mon 1:25 - 2:15PM TBA
GenEd 100:  Exploring the Universe (Lab) 99LR 26420 Grad Students Mon 12:20 - 1:10PM TBA
Honors 100H: Exploring The Universe (Honors) 1 26424 Kate Whitaker Tu & Th 1:00PM - 2:15PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Online) 1 36737 Tom Burbine Online (Asynchronous) TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lecture) 1 26416 Stephen Schneider Tu & Th 2:30-3:45PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lab) 01LM 26434 Grad Students Wed 1:25-2:15PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lab) 01LN 26435 Grad Students Fri 12:20P- 1:10PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lab) 01LO 26438 Grad Students Fri 1:25-2:15PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lab) 01LP 26439 Grad Students Wed 12:20 – 1:10PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lab) 01LQ 26436 Grad Students Mon 1:25-2:15PM TBA
GenEd 101: The Solar System (Lab) 01LR 26437 Grad Students Mon 12:20-1:10PM TBA
GenEd 105: Weather and Our Atmosphere 1 26422 Guy Blaylock Tu & Th 10:00-11:15AM TBA
Majors 228: Stars and Galaxies 1 26388 Ron Snell Tu & Th 1:00-2:15PM TBA
Majors 330: Topics in Astrophysics : Topic TBA 1 26454 Alex Pope Tu & Th 10:00-11:15AM TBA
Majors 339: Astronomy in a Global Context 1 26423 Grant Wilson Tu & Th 2:30-3:45pm TBA
Honors & Majors 452H: Astrophysics II: Galaxies 1 36700 Houjun Mo Mon & Wed 2:20-3:45PM TBA
Grad 643: Astrophysics Stars and Stellar Populations 1 26426 Daniel Wang Tu & Thu 2:30-3:45PM TBA
Grad 741: Interstellar Medium 1 36699 Todd Tripp Mon & Wed 2:30-3:45PM TBA
Grad 748: Cosmology & General Relativity 1 26430 Neal Katz Tu & Thu 1:00-2:15; Mon & Wed 12:20-1:35PM  TBA
Grad 792A: Seminar: Review of Current Lit 1 26396 Grad Students Mon 3:45-5:00PM TBA

                                                                                     

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