ASTRON 120 3 Units
Introduction to Astronomy
This is an introduction to astronomy, the ultimate adventure. Our very big universe can be described by a small set of knowable rules through a logical method called science, where the excitement of an evolving and sometimes violent universe of stars and galaxies is explored. Topics include the night sky, motions of the Sun, the Moon, and the planets, light, properties and life cycles of stars with a detailed look at our Sun, galaxies, and the origin of the universe.
ASTRON 222 1-3 Units
Independent Study in Astronomy
Students with previous course work in Astronomy may do assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics. This independent study is for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge of Astronomy. Prior to registration, a written contract must be prepared jointly by the instructor and the student.