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ASTR 1 Introduction to General Astronomy

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: Mathematics 205 and eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: B1; IGETC: 5A; GAV-GE: B1

An introduction to the realm of astronomy and space science. Topics to be covered include the historical development of astronomy, the physics of gravitation and radiation, the solar system, stellar astronomy, galactic and extragalactic astronomy, and cosmology.