PH178 – Introduction to Astronomy

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Course ID
Physical Science
Fall 2022, Fall 2022: Term 2: August 15 -October 7, 2022, Spring 2022: Term 1: January 10-April 29, Spring 2022: Term 2: January 10-March 4, Spring 2022: Term 3: January 31-March 11, Spring 2022: Term 4: March 14-May 6, Spring 2022: Term 5: March 21-April 29, Summer 2022: Term 1: May 9 - July 29, Summer 2022: Term 2: May 31 – July 22

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.