Academic Catalog

Astronomy (ASTR)

Descriptive Astronomy  3 UNITS  
3.0 hours lecture  
The development of modern astronomy and its techniques with an emphasis on the vocabulary of astronomy and the current understanding of our solar system, stellar evolution, our galaxy, and the structure of the universe. (AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC)
General Astronomy Laboratory  1 UNITS  
Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ASTR 110 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment  
3.0 hours laboratory  
Planet, stellar and lunar studies; acquaintance with constellations and astronomical coordinates; and use of astronomical instruments. (AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC)