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AA 100 - Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)

  • 3 credits
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Description of the various objects found in the heavens as well as the principles and techniques employed in investigations of these objects. Topics include: the sky and its motions, physical laws, stars, planetary systems, and astrobiology.

Students requiring lab credit should also take AA 101 – Astronomy Laboratory.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Biological/Physical Sciences (Category 3A) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Natural and Physical Sciences without Lab (GT-SC2).

Textbooks and Materials

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information. Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.