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ASTR 1104 Course Information    
TitleContemporary Astronomy
LevelUndergraduate - Lower Division
CIP Code400201
DescriptionA one-semester survey course in astronomy. Topics are developed around observational astronomy, how astronomers understand the universe using models, astronomical and physical concepts which provide a fundamental understanding. The course surveys the solar system, our galaxy and near stars, and stellar characteristics. Lecture 4 hours. Prerequisite: At least one year of high school algebra.
PrerequisitesAt least one year of high school algebra
Grade ModeStandard Letter
General EducationY
General Ed Lab Science 
Liberal ArtsY
Teacher Education 
Approved DeliveryTraditional
Hybrid - Term approved: Summer 2020
Online - Term approved: Summer 2020
Instructional MethodLecture or lecture with formally scheduled discussion, activity, demonstration, clinic
Credit Hours4
Faculty Load Hours4
Contact Hrs64
Enrollment Based WkldNo
RepeatsCourse may not be repeated
Max Load 
First Term OfferedUnknown
Last Term ModifiedUnknown
Last Term OfferedFall 2024
General Ed Student Learning OutcomesThe student will apply knowledge and logic to solve problems. (Problem Solving)

General Ed Assessment MeasuresProblems assigned are assessed by the Physical Sciences Problem Solving Rubric