2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 14, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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AST 151 - General Astronomy I


Class Hours 3
Lab Hours 0
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 3
Minimum State Prerequisites: None
Minimum State Corequisites: None
Local Prerequisites: (DRE-097 or ENG 002  or ENG 111 )  
Local Corequisites: 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.  

College Transfer: This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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