AST 1111 - The Solar System
Patterns and movements of celestial objects; history of astronomy; gravity, light, and matter; various types of telescopes; origins of the solar system; properties of planets and their moons; asteroids, comets, meteoroids and space exploration. Students must sign up for concurrent lab sections.
AST 1112 - Stars, Galaxies & the Universe
Properties and evolution of stars including the Sun; black holes and other stellar remnants; Milky Way and other galaxies; origin and fate of the universe. Students must sign up for concurrent lab sections.
AST 1117 - Lab for the Solar System
Laboratory and field activities to supplement The Solar System. Three lab hours per week.
AST 1118 - Lab for Stars, Galaxies & the Universe
Lab and field activities to supplement Stars, Galaxies & the Universe. Three lab hours per week.
AST 2297 - Special Topics
Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in non-traditional format.