Astronomy (ASTR)

Astronomy (ASTR)

about AStronomy (ASTR)

The mission of the Astronomy Department at College of Alameda is to introduce students to the Universe and insight into its mysteries.

2023-2024 Catalog

Course Descriptions and Program Requirements

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What you will learn:

Students will learn how observations have shaped theories of basic astronomical phenomena and the evolution of the Universe.

Recommended Course Sequence

    1.  ASTR 1
    2.  ASTR 10

What can I do with a degree in Astronomy (ASTR)?

With a degree in Astronomy you can do basic and applied research, engineering, and science education.

Additional Information

ASTR 10 fulfill physical science general education requirement for all students. Students who are interested in majoring in Astrophysics should prepare for transfer in
the same way Physics major students do. Astrophysics degree programs at 4-year universities build on the foundation of Physics major preparation.


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