AST 100 Survey of Astronomy
PRISM #
1017
Credits
3
Format
LEC
Days
Online 
Instructor
Dirienzo,William J
Room
Online
Final Exam
Section
Q381
Session
Regular Academic Session
Start Date
1/2/2018
End Date
1/19/2018
Class Type
Online
Open Seats
0

Description

Descriptive survey of astronomy for students with minimal background in mathematics and science. Topics include the solar system, stars, nebulae, galaxies, cosmology, and astronomical methods. May be offered for 3 credits without laboratory work, or for 4 credits with laboratory work consisting of telescopic observation, laboratory demonstration,and astronomy exercises. Students may not earn credit for both AST 100 and 105. Prereq: High school algebra and geometry or cons. instr. NS; if 4 cr, also LS.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Special Notes

There is a $25 per credit course fee. The course fee becomes non-refundable approximately one week prior to the start of term. See http://online.uwc.edu/ for specific dates.

Associate Degree Requirements

Natural Science