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AST Astronomy

AST 101 / AST 1110 - Planetary Astronomy w/Lab: GT-SC1 4 Credits
Focuses on the history of astronomy, naked-eye sky observation, tools of the astronomer, contents of the solar system and life in the universe. Incorporates laboratory experience. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75)

AST 102 / AST 1120 - Stellar Astronomy w/Lab: GT-SC1 4 Credits
Emphasizes the structure and life cycle of the stars, the sun, galaxies, and the universe as a whole, including cosmology and relativity. Incorporates laboratory experience. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT- SC1 category.
(Contact hours - 75)

AST 150 / AST 1150 - Astrobiology: Life in the Universe: GT-SC2 3 Credits
Introduces the interdisciplinary and scientific study of the search for life in the universe. Questions of how life begins and evolves on Earth, the possibilities of other life in the solar system, the galaxy, and throughout the universe will be examined. Investigation of current explorations and the search for extraterrestrial life will also be covered. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category.
(Contact hours - 45)
Prerequisite: AST 102 / AST 1120

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