Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Astronomy - Fall2021

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Table Of Contents

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 84515 1 Lecture 125/1 MWF WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B1,FL
02 book for ASTR 4B Section 02 84961 1 Lecture 90/2 MWF WEBONLINE 0400PM-0450PM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,FL
03 book for ASTR 4B Section 03 84704 1 Lecture 125/2 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Pettitt,Alexander R. B1,FL

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 84703 1 Lecture 90/1 TR WEBONLINE 0530PM-0645PM Armstrong,Charles H B1,FL

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 84225 1 Laboratory 24/0 MT TBAARR 0700PM-1100PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
01 book for ASTR 6 Section 01 84225 1 Laboratory 24/0 F DLN1010 0900AM-1150AM Lege,Laura B1,B3
02 book for ASTR 6 Section 02 84358 1 Laboratory 24/0 WR TBAARR 0700PM-1100PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
02 book for ASTR 6 Section 02 84358 1 Laboratory 24/0 F DLN1010 0100PM-0350PM Lege,Laura B1,B3

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 84342 1 Lecture 30/4 MWF TSC1000 0200PM-0250PM Taylor,Chris UB5,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 84041 1 Independent Study 15/9 M SQU325 0300PM-0350PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J
02 book for ASTR 199 Section 02 84649 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff FL
03 book for ASTR 199 Section 03 84650 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff FL

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Class Attribute Codes

B1 - Physical Science (B1)

B3 - Laboratory (B3)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

UB5 - Upper Division Further Studies in Area B5

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/30/2021 to 12/10/2021)