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Science
Term : Summer 2023
Catalog Year : 2022-2023

SCIN 281 - Astronomy (Solar System)


Description: Introduction to Astronomy as a science, focusing on history and development of Astronomy, understanding the local sky, contributions by Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, Galileo and Newton, Solar System formation theories, properties of the planets, and properties of the Sun. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2023

Requirement Designation: Science and Applied Science

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Scientific Inquiry

Prerequisite: Admission to a Personalized Learning program