Introduction to the tools and methods of astronomy and understanding of the scientific
process. Introduction to the celestial sphere, scale model Solar System, telescopic
observations, use of computer models, comparative planetology, and astronomical data
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: MATH 110 AND completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ASTR 100 or 115 or 125 (ASTR
115 and 125 are offered at College of San Mateo).
Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B3 - only if ASTR 100 is successfully completed prior to or concurrently with
(CSU GE Area B3 - only if ASTR 100 is successfully completed prior to or concurrently
with ASTR 101), UC (IGETC Area 5C*)