Astronomy (ASTR)

ASTR 5  Introduction to Astronomy

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

An introductory, non-technical survey of the Universe. Fundamental concepts and facts of astronomy. Topics include the origin and evolution of planets, stars, and galaxies; results of space exploration and modern cosmology. Enroll in ASTR 5L to receive laboratory science credit. Field trips may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620528ASTR:5MW8:00am - 9:25amM. Boryta11-2119
Fall 201620529ASTR:5MW9:45am - 11:10amM. Boryta11-2119
Fall 201620530ASTR:5R9:45am - 12:55pmM. Christopher61-1420
Fall 201620531ASTR:5M1:15pm - 4:25pmM. Hood11-2119
Fall 201620532ASTR:5T9:45am - 12:55pmS. Virji61-1420
Fall 201620533ASTR:5TR1:15pm - 2:40pmM. Hood11-2119
Fall 201620535ASTR:5TR8:00am - 9:25amS. Virji11-2119
Fall 201620536ASTR:5TR9:45am - 11:10amM. Hood11-2119
Fall 201620704ASTR:5T1:15pm - 4:25pmM. Christopher61-1420
T1:15pm - 4:25pmM. Christopher61-1420
Fall 201624015ASTR:5MW11:30am - 12:55pmM. Hood11-2119
Fall 201624016ASTR:5M6:30pm - 9:40pmC. Hood11-2119

ASTR 5H  Introduction to Astronomy - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A; Acceptance into the Honors Program

An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. An introductory, non-technical survey of the Universe. Fundamental concepts and facts of astronomy. Topics include the origin and evolution of planets, stars, and galaxies; results of space exploration and modern cosmology. Enroll in ASTR 5L to receive laboratory science credit. Field trips may be required. Students may not receive credit for both ASTR 5H and ASTR 5.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620543ASTR:5HF9:00am - 12:10pmM. Christopher11-2119

ASTR 5L  Astronomical Observing Laboratory

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: ASTR 5 or 5H OR 7 or 8 (May have been taken previously)
Advisory: Math 51

Practical experience in astronomy including use of telescopes and demonstrations in the college planetarium. Occasional evening observing sessions with the telescopes and other field trips are required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620537ASTR:5LM1:15pm - 4:25pmF. Bray-Ali60-1306
Fall 201620538ASTR:5LT9:45am - 12:55pmM. Christopher60-1306
Fall 201620539ASTR:5LT1:15pm - 4:25pmF. Bray-Ali60-1306
Fall 201620540ASTR:5LW1:45pm - 4:25pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201620541ASTR:5LW6:30pm - 9:40pmM. Hood60-1306
Fall 201620542ASTR:5LR3:00pm - 6:10pmM. Christopher60-1306
Fall 201621082ASTR:5LR9:45am - 12:55pmS. Virji60-1306
Fall 201624893ASTR:5LW1:15pm - 4:25pmM. Hood60-XXXX

ASTR 7  Geology of the Solar System

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Geological features and evolution in the solar system. Course surveys techniques used to study cratering, tectonic and volcanic activity, weathering, landsliding, erosion and faulting. Emphasis on solid surfaces other than Earth. Enroll in ASTR 5L to receive lab science credit. Field trips required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620544ASTR:7MW11:30am - 12:55pmM. Boryta60-1306
Fall 201620545ASTR:7R1:15pm - 4:25pmS. Phelps61-1420
Fall 201620546ASTR:7T6:30pm - 9:40pmS. Phelps11-2119
Fall 201620547ASTR:7F3:00pm - 6:10pmS. Phelps11-2119

ASTR 8  Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Survey of current astronomical models, structure and evolution of stars, galaxies, and the universe. Field trip(s) required. Enroll in ASTR 5L to receive lab science credit.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620548ASTR:8MW9:45am - 11:10amF. Bray-Ali61-1420
Fall 201620549ASTR:8MW11:30am - 12:55pmF. Bray-Ali61-1420
Fall 201620590ASTR:8R1:15pm - 2:40pmF. Bray-Ali60-1511

ASTR 99  Special Projects in Astronomy

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   

In order to offer students recognition for their academic interests and ability, and the opportunity to explore their disciplines to greater depth, the various departments from time to time offer Special Projects courses. The content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration. Student must have instructor's authorization before enrolling in this class. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620692ASTR:99T3:00pm - 5:10pmH. JonesNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201621108ASTR:99W3:00pm - 5:10pmH. JonesNotEntered-XXXX
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