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.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent. Completion of MATH 110, or MATH
111 and MATH 112, with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
(CSU GE Area B1), UC (IGETC Area 5A)