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Class Schedule For Astronomy - Fall2018

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ASTR 4B - Intro to Stars and Galaxies (3 Units)

Description and explanations of astronomical phenomena related to stars, galaxies, and cosmology. Structure and evolution of stellar and galactic systems. Occasional observation periods.

Prerequisite: One year high school geometry or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for ASTR 4B Section 01 84128 1 Lecture 90/0 MWF MND1015 1100AM-1150AM Hodges,Christopher B1
02 book for ASTR 4B Section 02 84647 1 Lecture 90/2 MWF MND1015 0100PM-0150PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B1
03 book for ASTR 4B Section 03 86284 1 Lecture 90/9 TR MND1015 0530PM-0645PM Hodges,Christopher B1

ASTR 4C - Introduction to Astrobiology (3 Units)

Nature and history of scientific inquiry into life outside the Earth. Definitions of life.

Habitability of planets and moons in our Solar System and of extrasolar planets. Likelihood of intelligent life outside Earth and rationale for the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.

Prerequisite: One year high school geometry or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for ASTR 4C Section 01 84482 1 Lecture 90/0 TR MND1015 0130PM-0245PM Hodges,Christopher B1

ASTR 6 - Astronomical Observtn Lab (1 Units)

Study and use of various telescopes; field observation of planets, stars, meteors, asteroids, the moon and sun; laboratory activities relevant to astronomy. Lab three hours.

Prerequisite: ASTR 4A, ASTR 4B, or ASTR 4C with C- or better; may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for ASTR 6 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 84176 1 Laboratory 30/2 F DLN1010 0900AM-1150AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,ZCCM
02 book for ASTR 6 Section 02 Zero Cost Book 84365 1 Laboratory 30/1 F DLN1010 1200PM-0250PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,ZCCM

ASTR 131 - The Solar System (3 Units)

Planets and satellites, including their composition, structure, and atmospheres, with emphasis on modern techniques and observations. Solar surface phenomena and their influence on planets through the solar wind. Comets, meteorites, and their implications for the origin and evolution of planets. Physical effects governing feasible forms of space exploration and colonization.

Note: This course is approved as a Writing Intensive course.

Prerequisite: ASTR 4A or ASTR 4B or 4C or PHYS 11A or CHEM 1A and GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W ; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for ASTR 131 Section 01 84340 1 Lecture 30/0 MWF SQU325 0200PM-0250PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B5,WI

ASTR 199 - Special Problems (1-2 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading.

Note: Open only to students competent to assume individual work on approval of the instructor. Up to 2 units may be taken for a grade.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for ASTR 199 Section 01 83916 1 Independent Study 20/15 W SQU450 0300PM-0415PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J
** Meets 09/05/2018 to 12/07/2018 **
02 book for ASTR 199 Section 02 87474 1 Independent Study 99/98 - Taylor,Chris
03 book for ASTR 199 Section 03 87485 1 Independent Study 99/97 - Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J

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Class Attribute Codes

B1 - Physical Science (B1)

B3 - Laboratory (B3)

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

ZCCM - Zero Cost Course Materials

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/27/2018 to 12/07/2018)