NASC 1003 - Astronomy, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science

This course is designed to introduce the principles of astronomy. Emphasis will be placed on scientific process critical thinking, and modeling. This course is suitable for science majors or as a science elective. Topics to be covered are: light spectroscopy, solar system evolution, planetology, comets and asteroids. An optional laboratory course will be offered.