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ASTR 100 Introduction To Astronomy

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Course Description

Survey of modern astronomy including the study of what mankind understands about the universe and our place in it. Emphasis on how mankind has learned about the planets, stars, galaxies and their structure and formation. Quasars, pulsars, black holes and the beginning and the end of the universe are discussed.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1), UC (IGETC Area 5A)