Astronomy is the science of celestial objects, such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies, and phenomena that originate outside the earth’s atmosphere, such as auroras and cosmic background radiation. It is concerned with the evolution, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and motion of celestial objects, as well as the formation and development of the universe.
Astronomy is a discipline in the Liberal Arts division.
Current AST course offerings:
|AST-100||Special Topics: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars and Black Holes|
|AST-105||Introductory Astronomy Laboratory|
|AST-115||Birth of Astrophysics|
|AST-120||Introduction to Astrobiology|
|AST-190||Projects in Observational Astronomy|
|AST-198||Special Topics in Astronomy|
|AST-290||Internship in Astronomy|