ASTR 100  - Introduction To Astronomy at College of San Mateo for Fall 2017 (CRN :  93220)


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400; and MATH 110.

Description: General survey course in astronomy, in which students will study the sun, planets, their moons, and other minor bodies of the solar system. Students will also study extrasolar planets, stars, black holes, dark matter/dark energy and cosmology. Emphasis is on conceptual understanding of the universe. (AA: Area E5a, CSU: Area B1, UC: Area 5A)

This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course.

Prior to the start date of the online course, the instructor should email students using their school email account. All official school communications are directed to your email account. To learn how to forward your 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:

College of San Mateo MAP                          Department: Astronomy                          Number of Units: 3       

Textbook: View textbook in Bookstore

IGETC: 5A-Physical Science - CSM

CSU:   B1-Physical Science - CSM

Waitlist: 21 students

Section Information as of Monday, October 23rd 2017 - 07:00:27 pm

Instructor Email:

Instructor Meeting Date Meeting Time Days Building Room Section Session
Vanajakshi,C 08/16-12/16 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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