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    Vassar College
  Jan 21, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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ASTR 300 - Senior Thesis

Semester Offered: Fall
0.5 unit(s)
Investigation and critical analysis of a topic in observational or theoretical astronomy. Observational research may include building or experimenting with a non-trivial hardware or software system. A written thesis and oral presentation of results to the department are required for the course. A student electing this course must first gain the support of at least one member of the Astronomy department faculty, who will determine the format of final deliverables for the course. The Senior Thesis is a 1-unit course with 1/2 unit graded provisionally in the Fall and 1/2 unit graded in the Spring. The final grade, awarded in the Spring, shall replace the provisional grade in the Fall.

Yearlong course, ASTR 300-301  .

One 2-hour period and individual conferences with the instructor.

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