ASTR 100  - Introduction To Astronomy at Cañada College for Fall 2017 (CRN :  93378)


ASTR 100 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Survey of modern astronomy; study of what mankind knows about the universe and our place in it; including the Earth-Moon system, planets and the Solar System, extrasolar planetary systems, the birth and death of stars, the Milky Way galaxy, and Cosmology. Emphasis is also placed on how astronomers learn about the universe, such as the nature of light, telescopes, and the scientific method. Transfer: CSU: B1, UC. (IGETC: 5A)


This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course. http://www.smccd.edu/degateway/self_assessment.php

Prior to the start date of the online course, the instructor should email students using their my.smccd.edu school email account. All official school communications are directed to your my.smccd.edu email account. To learn how to forward your my.smccd.edu email to your primary email account, go to Redirecting Email tutorial page. If you have not received an email from your instructor by the start date of the course, you can contact the instructor at their email address: digelj@smccd.edu.

Cañada College MAP                          Department: Astronomy                          Number of Units: 3       

Textbook: View textbook in Bookstore

IGETC: 5A-Physical Science - Canada

CSU:   B1-Physical Science - Canada



Waitlist: 5 students




Section Information as of Friday, October 20th 2017 - 05:36:19 am

Instructor Email: digelj@smccd.edu.

Instructor Meeting Date Meeting Time Days Building Room Section Session
Digel,J 08/16-12/15 TBA ONLN OLH Online




Critical Dates for this Course
Last day to add class: 29-AUG-2017
Last day to drop with a refund: 29-AUG-2017
Last day to drop without a "W": 04-SEP-2017
Last day to drop with a "W": 15-NOV-2017



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