AST101: Fundamentals of Astronomy

Class Program
Credits 4
A one-semester science course, with laboratory, that provides an introduction to the principles and theories of contemporary astronomy within and beyond the solar system. The course traces the pathways of observation, conjecture, thought, investigation and discovery to demonstrate how scientific inquiry has enabled the human mind to attain an unprecedented insight to the nature of the universe. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)
Prerequisites
MAT030 or MAT035, ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores
Semester Offered
Fall
Spring
Summer
Notes
Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.