Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Astronomy - Fall2022

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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 84536 1 Lecture 70/40 MWF TSC1000 1100AM-1150AM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B1
02 book for ASTR 4B Section 02 84876 1 Lecture 75/50 MWF TSC1000 0100PM-0150PM Hodges,Christopher L. B1
04 book for ASTR 4B Section 04 86138 1 Lecture 125/40 TR TSC1000 0130PM-0245PM Pettitt,Alexander R. 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 84273 1 Laboratory 18/0 F MND1020 0900AM-1150AM Lege,Laura B1,B3,ZCCM
01 book for ASTR 6 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 84273 1 Laboratory 18/0 MT TBAARR 0700PM-1100PM Staff B1,B3,ZCCM
02 book for ASTR 6 Section 02 Zero Cost Book 84401 1 Laboratory 18/0 F DLN1010 0100PM-0350PM Lege,Laura B1,B3,ZCCM
02 book for ASTR 6 Section 02 Zero Cost Book 84401 1 Laboratory 18/0 WR TBAARR 0700PM-1100PM Staff 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 84385 1 Lecture 29/6 MWF TSC1000 0200PM-0250PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B5,WI

ASTR 180 - Through Space and Time (3 Units)

An exploration of the heavens through space and time using the planetarium as an investigative tool. This course covers the historical, observational and theoretical principles of astronomy. Topics include the nature of science, structure of the universe, the sky view, orbital motions, precession, constellations, lunar phases and eclipses. The course will also explore the observational evidence for modern and ancient world views.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area B1 and B4.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for ASTR 180 Section 01 86296 1 Lecture 50/0 TR TSC1000 0300PM-0415PM Watters,Kyle Padia B5

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 84096 1 Independent Study 15/12 M TBAARR 1200PM-1250PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J
02 book for ASTR 199 Section 02 84631 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
03 book for ASTR 199 Section 03 84632 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff

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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 (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)