PH178

PH178 – Introduction to Astronomy

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Course ID
PH178
Department
Physical Science
Level
Undergraduate
Semester
Spring 2023, Spring 2023: Term 2: January 9-March 3, Summer 2023, Summer 2023 Term 1: May 15 - August 4, Summer 2023 Term 2: May 22 – July 14
Credit
3
Method
Online

PH178 Introduction to Astronomy This is a general astronomy course designed to acquaint the student with the heavenly bodies and their seasonal migration throughout the sky. Emphasis will be placed on the methods and tools used in exploring the solar system and the local galaxy. Theories about the rest of the universe will be included. Students will spend time observing the night sky as an important part of the course.

Prerequisite: None

Required Text

PH178 Introduction to Astronomy is equivalent to

  • Dodge City Community College – PHYS110 Introduction to Astronomy
  • Pratt Community College – Introduction to Astronomy
  • Seward County Community College – PS1313 Introduction to Astronomy

Please contact your school counselor if you have a question about the equivalency for this course.