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Introduction to Solar System Astronomy (AST111) 4 Credits

Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. The scientific method, properties of light, astronomical instruments, our Solar System and solar systems around other stars. Includes hands-on astronomical observations and laboratory exercises. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory district placement.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36315 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
G 139 - Physics Lab
Hybrid 08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 Tu 12:30PM - 3:00PM
  • W. Sherry
Open
4 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class Notes: Class 36315 costs include AST Course Fee: $30
      Hybrid Format: Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; Lecture is online and students will attend a regularly scheduled lab; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6750.
      PLEASE NOTE: A face covering is not required to attend in-person class meetings. However, any individual who prefers to wear a mask on campus is supported to do so. If the COVID restrictions and conditions change, this class may need to transition to one of our virtual modalities. For information regarding appropriate face coverings and protocols, please visit our COVID website: www.paradisevalley.edu/covid-information/covid
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 36315 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 36316 held from (TBA) to (TBA) at ONLINE (W. Sherry)
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19904 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
G 139 - Physics Lab
Hybrid 08/25/2021 - 12/17/2021 W 9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • J. Neujoy
Open
9 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class Notes: Class costs include AST Fee: $30.
      Reserved for Honors Students - contact the Honors office at PVCC for more information: 602.787.7888
      Hybrid Format: Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; Lecture is online and students will attend a regularly scheduled lab; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6750.
      PLEASE NOTE: A face covering is not required to attend in-person class meetings. However, any individual who prefers to wear a mask on campus is supported to do so. If the COVID restrictions and conditions change, this class may need to transition to one of our virtual modalities. For information regarding appropriate face coverings and protocols, please visit our COVID website: www.paradisevalley.edu/covid-information/covid
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 19904 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 20090 held from (TBA) to (TBA) at ONLINE (J. Neujoy)
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37844 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
LiveOnline
Hybrid 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021 W 12:30PM - 2:15PM
  • L. Prause
Open
4 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format: Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; Lecture is online and students will attend a regularly scheduled lab; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6750.
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Class 37844 costs include AST Course Fee: $30
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 37844 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 37845 held Mon from 12:30PM to 3:00PM at AQH 136 (L. Prause)