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Astronomy

Department Overview
Astronomy is the science of the celestial bodies: their motions, positions, distances, magnitudes and relationships to Earth. Pierce offers introductory courses in astronomy for students who are interested in the study of the moon, planets, stars, nebulae and galaxies. Students who wish to pursue a transfer degree with studies in earth and space sciences are encouraged to complete requirements for the AA degree and to check with their transfer institution regarding specific requirements and transferable credits.

Course Listing

Course Listings for Astronomy
ASTR& 100 - Survey of Astronomy (formerly ASTR 100 - CCN)Natural ScienceGeneral Transferable Electives
ASTR& 101 - Intro to Astronomy (formerly ASTR 101 - CCN)Natural Science w/ labGeneral Transferable Electives
ASTR 105 - SURVEY OF ASTROBIOLOGY (FORMERLY ASTR 115)Natural Science w/ labGeneral Transferable Electives
ASTR& 110 - The Solar System (formerly ASTR 150 - CCN)Natural Science w/ labGeneral Transferable Electives
ASTR& 115 - Stars, Galaxies & Cosmos (formerly ASTR 140-CCN)Natural Science w/ labGeneral Transferable Electives