Astronomy (ASTR)

ASTR 010 Introduction to Astronomy 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
A survey course covering the basic concepts, theories, history, and laws of astronomy. Emphasis will be given to motions of the moon, sun, and planets; use of astronomical instruments; study of stellar spectra; properties of the stars, and stellar evolution.
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: ENGL 251 or equivalent college course with “C” or better or eligibility for ENGL 1 determined by COS Placement Procedures and MATH 200 or equivalent college course with “C” or better or eligibility for MATH 230 as determined by COS Placement Procedures.