May 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AST* E101 - Principles of Astronomy (3 credits)

Code(s): SCI, SCKX
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for both ENG* E101  and MAT* E137 . 
This is an introductory descriptive astronomy course with emphasis on the earth and its motions, the moon and planets, the sun, and stars and galaxies. This course is designed to raise the level of student awareness of celestial objects including their history, properties, interrelationships, and impact upon our understanding of the universe.

This course is not intended for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics majors.

Students who have taken AST* 111 will not receive credit for this course.