Astronomy

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ASTR 100 PRINCIPLES OF ASTRONOMY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 45 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent; RDG 54 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduction to the concepts and methods developed in astronomy to describe and understand the physical nature and processes of astronomical phenomena. Topics include the sky, the solar system, stars and stellar evolution, nebulae, the Milky Way Galaxy, galaxies, and cosmology. [D; CSU; UC]
ASTR 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79423 ASTR 100 05 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 302 Sadjadi,Sina 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79424 ASTR 100 07 12:00PM-12:50PM MWF 302 Sadjadi,Sina 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82072 ASTR 100 13 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 751 Veal,Jeffrey 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ASTR 109 ASTRONOMY LABORATORY 1 Unit [Corequisite: ASTR 100, ASTR 120, ASTR 150, ASTR 170, ASTR 180, or ASTR 205 (may be taken previously). Recommended Preparation: MATH 45 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent.] Demonstrates astronomical principles through observation, simulation, and analysis of data. Includes topics such as the sky, the solar system, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and cosmology. [D; CSU; UC]
ASTR 109 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79427 ASTR 109 01 01:30PM-04:20PM M 381 Sadjadi,Sina 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82073 ASTR 109 03 02:00PM-04:50PM T 381 Gabler,Christopher 18 2*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ASTR 120 SOLAR SYSTEM ASTRONOMY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 45 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Investigates the origin of the Sun and planets and how they change. Analyzes the physical properties of planets, moons, rings, comets, and asteroids. Surveys the history of space exploration. Topics include: solar system formation and evolution; comparative planetology; and recent discoveries regarding our solar system and planets around distant stars. [D; CSU; UC]
ASTR 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82121 ASTR 120 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 381 Veal,Jeffrey 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ASTR 170 THE RADICAL UNIVERSE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 45 or equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Modern advances in human understanding of the physical nature of the universe-relativity, quantum mechanics, and cosmology-show that the universe often radically defies intuition. Physical behavior of the universe extends far beyond expectations derived from daily experiences. Topics include: black holes, curved space- time, origin, and fate of the universe. [D; CSU; UC]
ASTR 170 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82122 ASTR 170 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 381 Veal,Jeffrey 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 7
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