2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Astronomy

ASTM 101 – 3 Credits
Astronomy

Presents observations and theories regarding the place of Earth in the universe. Students investigate other planets, stars from their formation in nebulae to their deaths as white dwarfs, neutron stars or black holes, galaxies and the expanding universe. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACTL 052 and MATH 082

ASTM 102 – 1 Credit
Astronomy Laboratory

Utilizes atronomical techniques and analyzes data regarding astronomical observations. It may require activities, such as telescope observing and field trips, outside of scheduled laboratory hours. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: ASTM 101 Lab fee: $30.00