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Spring 2022
Jun 25, 2022
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AST 1002 - Descriptive Astronomy
(3) (A.A.) The course meets Area V requirements for the A.A./A.S. general education requirements. This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the basic principles of astronomy. Topics covered include the history of astronomy, timekeeping, instrumentation, basic celestial mechanics and dynamics, comparative planetology and stellar evolution. This course uses a descriptive approach with a minimum of mathematics. Some fieldwork may be required.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Blended, Dual Enrollment, Independent Study, Traditional, Telecourse, Video/Audio Conferencing, Web
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Math, Science, Techn & Bus Division
Natural Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
Associate in Arts Elective, Fee Assess AA, Per Credit, General Education Electives, Nat Science Gen Ed Area A, Natural Sciences AA Gen Ed

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