Astronomy Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A08436

The Astronomy Associate in Arts Degree prepares students for further study in astronomy. This degree requires 21-22 units of which 17 units are in required courses. An additional 4-5 units must be chosen from the restricted electives listed below.

Required Courses (17 units):17
Astronomy3
Honors Astronomy
Astronomy Lab2
General Physics I4
General Physics II4
General Physics III4
Select 4-5 units from the following:4-5
General Chemistry I5
General Chemistry II5
Calculus I (formerly MATH 150AF)4
Honors Calculus I (formerly MATH 150HF)
Calculus II (formerly MATH 150BF)4
Multivariable Calculus (formerly MATH 250AF)4
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (formerly MATH 250BF)4
Total Units21-22

Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of how the scientific method is used to explore topics in astronomy.


Outcome 2: Explain the motion, formation, and evolution of celestial objects in the solar system and beyond.