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Undergraduate Astronomy Courses

AST 203 Introduction to Astronomy (w/out Lab) (A,N). Prerequisite: MTH 112. An introduction to what we have learned about the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the Universe, as well as what is yet to be discovered. Special topics may include black holes, relativity, dark matter, and extraterrestrial life. Three hours of lecture per week. 3 Cr. Every Semester. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

AST 205 Introduction to Astronomy (with Lab) (A,L). Prerequisite: MTH 112. An introduction to what we have learned about the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the Universe, as well as what is yet to be discovered. Special topics may include black holes, relativity, dark matter, and extraterrestrial life. Lab section provides for observation, both with the unaided eye and telescopes, and will use the College planetarium to illustrate some concepts. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week. 4 Cr. Every Semester. 4 Cr. Every Semester.

AST 399 Independent Study in Astronomy (A). Arranged in consultation with the instructor-sponsor and in accordance with the procedures of the Office of Academic Advisement prior to registration. 1-6 Cr. By Arrangement.

AST 499 Independent Study in Astronomy (A). Arranged in consultation with the instructor-sponsor and in accordance with the procedures of the Office of Academic Advisement prior to registration. 1-6 Cr. By Arrangement.