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AST - 151 General Astronomy I

Class: 3 Lab: 0 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3


Take one set:
Set 1: DRE-098 
Set 2: ENG 002    
Set 3: BSP-4002
Set 4: ENG 111   

Corequisite: Take AST 151A 

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 & ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

Course Version Effective Term: 1997SU