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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AST 2003 - Introduction to the Solar System

Credit Hours: 3.0

All prerequisite courses are required.
Prerequisite(s): AST1002 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): None

This course is an exploration of our Solar System through descriptive studies of astronomy and geology. This course is designed to meet the needs of students interested in a career focusing on astronomy, astrophysics, and aeronautical sciences/engineering. Course content includes a study of celestial mechanics, the history and operation of the space program, and the search for extraterrestrial life. Emphasis is placed on scientific reasoning and precision as well as on the importance of astronomy and planetary science as an integral part of the everyday life of the individual.

Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)