Current Courses

For full course descriptions, consult the College Catalog and Graduate Announcements.

Autumn Quarter 2023  |  September 26-December 9

Course Instructor Day/Time Room
ASTR 12600 Matter, Energy, Space and Time Privitera T/Th 2:00-3:20 KPTC 106
ASTR 12700 Stars Caprioli T/Th 11:00-12:20 ISAC 124
ASTR 20500 Introduction to Python with Applications to Astrophysics Kravtsov T/Th 2:00-3:20 KPTC 103
ASTR 21000 Statistical Techniques in Astrophysics Gnedin W/F 1:30-2:50 ERC 583
ASTR 21400 Creative Machines and Innovative Instrumentation Wakely T 2:00-4:50 KPTC 055
ASTR 25400 Radiation Processes Cattaneo T/Th 9:30-10:50 RY 277
ASTR 30100 Stars Ji T/Th 9:30-10:50 ERC 583
ASTR 30300 Interstellar Matter Chen M/W 1:30-2:50 ERC 517
ASTR 35000 Order-of-Magnitude Astrophysics Rogers T/Th 2:00-3:20 KPTC 101
ASTR 49900 Graduate Research Seminar Zhuravleva F 2:30-4:20 ERC 517

Winter Quarter 2024  |  January 3-March 9

Course Instructor Day/Time Room
ASTR 12610 Black Holes Kron
ASTR 12710 Galaxies McMahon
ASTR 12720 Exoplanets Bean
ASTR 18200 Origin and Evolution of the Universe Kolb
ASTR 18700 From Fossils to the Fermi Paradox Rogers et al
ASTR 21100 Computational Techniques in Astrophysics Kravtsov
ASTR 24100 Physics of Stars Rosner
ASTR 24300 Cosmological Physics Hu
ASTR 24500 The Physics of the Dark Universe Krnjaic
ASTR 29001 Field Course in Astronomy and Astrophysics I Gladders
ASTR 31000 Cosmology I Joyce
ASTR 31100 High Energy Astrophysics Caprioli
ASTR 34000 Statistical Methods in Astrophysics Ch. Chang
ASTR 49910 Graduate Seminar: Colloquia Ji

Spring Quarter  |  March 18-June 1

Course Instructor Day/Time Room
ASTR 12620 The Big Bang Carlstrom
ASTR 13300 Introduction to Astrophysics Frieman
ASTR 18850 Interpreting Nature: On the Relation Between Science and Art Ch. Chang
ASTR 18800 Philosophical Problems in Cosmology Hooper
ASTR 21200 Observational Techniques in Astrophysics Benson
ASTR 21400 Creative Machines and Innovative Instrumentation Meyer
ASTR 23900 The Physics of Galaxies Zhuravleva
ASTR 28500 Science with Large Astronomical Surveys Drlica-Wagner
ASTR 29800 Undergraduate Research Seminar Cl. Chang
ASTR 29002 Field Course in Astronomy and Astrophysics II Gladders
ASTR 30400 Galaxies Chen
ASTR 30600 Radiation Measurements McMahon
ASTR 49920 Graduate Seminar: Proposal and Fellowship Writing Joyce
ASTR 49930 Graduate Seminar: Candidacy Preparation Hu

Paris Program Spring Quarter 2024

Course Instructor Dates
ASTR 12600-99 Matter, Energy, Space and Time Kolb March 25-April 11
ASTR 12620-99 The Big Bang Freedman April 15-May 2
ASTR 12610-99 Black Holes Holz May 6-23