Associate in Science
The associate degree in astronomy provides a foundation in astronomy and physics for students planning to transfer into a baccalaureate program in astronomy, astrophysics or astronomy education leading to a career in astronomy and/or physics research, education, or technology and programming.
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this certificate, students will be able to
• Demonstrate an understanding that science is based on
observations of the universe and how it is used to understand some basic phenomena of our world.
Some colleges, including San Diege State University, also recommend taking Chemistry 209.
|Astronomy 109, Introduction to the Solar System|||
|Astronomy 112, Introduction to Cosmology|||||
|Astronomy 110, Introduction to Stars and Galaxies||||3|
|Astronomy 140, Astronomy Laboratory||||1|
|Physics 250A, Physics for Scientists and Engineers I||||5|
Physics 250B, Physics for Scientists and Engineers II||||5|
|Physics 250C, Physics for Scientists and Engineers III
|Computer Science 120, Introduction to Programming||||3|