2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog
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AST 151 - General Astronomy I


Credits: 3
Class: 3

Prerequisite(s): Local, DRE 097 or ENG 002 ; and DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, and DMA 050, or MAT 003  
Corequisite(s): None.

This course introduces the science of modern astronomy with a concentration on the solar system. Emphasis is placed on the history and physics of astronomy and an introduction to the solar system, including the planets, comets, and meteors. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the solar system. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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