Astronomy Courses

Descriptive Astronomy
units, hours lecture (GR)
Prerequisite: MATH 201 or MATH 230 or MATH 240 or MATH 210D or Appropriate placement into transfer level Math through multiple measures assessment process.
Acceptable for Credit: CSU, UC
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in ASTR 1.

Survey of astronomy at a descriptive level: Development of modern astronomy, light, astronomical instruments, the sun, formation and evolution of the solar system, the terrestrial planets, the Jovian planets, asteroids, comets, planets around other stars, and a brief survey of stars. 
AA/AS area 1; CSU area B1; IGETC area 5A;