ATR 1153 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Descriptive Astronomy  

Course introduces astronomy. Content includes historical development of astronomy, solar system and planetary motion, physics of motion, electromagnetic radiation and astronomical instruments, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, the big bang, and cosmology. Credit toward graduation cannot be received in both ATR 115 (formerly PHY 115) and ATR 120 (formerly PHY 120).

Recommended: MAT 070 or higher.  
IAI General Education: P1 906  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Hybrid | Online
ATR 1204 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 3)
Practical Astronomy  

Course introduces astronomy. Content includes historical development of astronomy, solar system and planetary motion, physics of motion, electromagnetic radiation and astronomical instruments, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, the big bang, and cosmology. Laboratory activities include operation of telescopes, observation of solar system and deep sky objects, sky charts, and use of computer-based planetarium software. Credit toward graduation cannot be received in both ATR 120 (formerly PHY 120) and ATR 115 (formerly PHY 115).

Prerequisite: MAT 070 with grade of P.  
IAI General Education: P1 906L  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Hybrid

Fee: $30