Course Name/Code: Astronomy, ASSC242 Catalog Description: A introduction to the basic concepts of astronomy and the physical laws and processes at work in the universe. Topics include the history or astronomy, astronomical methods, a survey of the solar system, the sun and stars, galaxies, and cosmological models together with the concepts of time, space and relativity. Credits/Hours: 3
Instructors and Texts
Instructors Who Teach This Course: Dr. Robert Hill Required Text(s)Students must purchase and possess the required text(s) by the first day of class. Order early:
Arny, Thomas T. and Schneider, Stephen E. Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy. 6th Edition, 2010. McGraw Hill Publishing Company.
Faulkner, Danny. Universe by Design. 2004. Master Books.