Tompkins Cortland Community College

ASTR101 - Introductory Astronomy


This course is a general study of the fundamental principles of astronomy. Topics include the motions of the earth, members of the solar system, stars, galaxies and universe. ASTR 101 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Students do not need a background in science or mathematics to take this course. Prerequisites: MATH 090 and RDNG 099 or INTD 095 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.