Courses

AA 100  Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Description of the various objects found in the heavens as well as the principles and techniques employed in investigations of these objects.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.
Additional Information: Biological & Physical Sciences 3A, Natural & Physical Sciences w/o lab (GT-SC2).

AA 101  Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)  Credit: 1 (0-2-0)

Course Description: Conduct observations, experiments, and simulations to develop an intuitive understanding of astronomical phenomena.
Prerequisite: AA 100, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Biological & Physical Sciences 3A, Natural & Physical Sciences w/ lab (GT-SC1).

AA 250  Introduction to Astrophysics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Comprehensive introduction to astrophysics, including: observational astronomy, stellar evolution, cosmology, exoplanets, and astrobiology.
Prerequisite: (MATH 161 or MATH 255 or MATH 271) and (PH 122 or PH 142).
Registration Information: Credit allowed for only one of the following: AA 250, AA 280A1, and AA 380A1.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AA 495  Independent Study in Astrophysics  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.