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AST 111: General Astronomy

Astronomy 111 is an in-depth survey of the solar system and the universe. Topics covered will include: the sun, moon, and planets; Ptolemaic and Copernican systems; seasonal changes in the sky and modern ideas stemming from early beliefs in astrology. Cosmology and the structure of the universe will also be discussed. It is designed for both transfer and vocational students, no previous science is required, however some general mathematics is needed.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
30
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
30
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
60

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