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AST101 - Introduction to Astronomy (4 cr.)

To study the development of astronomy from ancient times to present. The course gives a short historical development of astronomical thought followed by a study of the major topics in modern astronomy; the study includes the appropriate physics and mathematics needed to better understand the advances and development of astronomy. The level of physics and mathematics is commensurate with the background of the students in the course. The course is designed for the non-science major. Lecture/Laboratory. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: high school algebra.

AST101L - Astronomy Lab (0 cr.)

Prerequisites: High School Mathematics

AST102 - Introduction to Astronomy (3 cr.)

Refer to AST101 course description. Lecture only. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: high school algebra.

AST116 - Celestial and Planetary Systems (4 cr.)

Introduction to the scientific method by investigating the conceptual and historical development of multiple celestial and planetary systems. We will make use of a state-of-the-art planetarium system capable of simulating the dynamics of celestial motion, accurately representing observable phenomena as seen in the night sky, and capable of assisting in the comparisons of planetary and stellar evolution, structure, properties, and compositions. The possibilities of future space exploration, extraterrestrial life, and off-world colonization will also be investigated. This course uses curriculum-based introduction ideally suited to assist future elementary school teachers to teach to National and New York State Science Learning Standards. Students will engage in activities and experiences that are transferable to the elementary school classroom. Lecture and laboratory. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: high school mathematics.

AST116L - Celestial and Planetary Systems Lab (0 cr.)

(Fall & Spring).

AST199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

AST299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

AST399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

AST499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

AST599 - Independent Study (1 to 12 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean. May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

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