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
12

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. NW, LS if 4 credits.

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