ASTR-231: General Astronomy

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2014
WebAdvisor Title
General Astronomy
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An alternative to and not a continuation of ASTR-131 that offers a more in-depth look at astronomical concepts. Covers light, motions in the sky, gravity, the solar system, stars, galaxies, and cosmology. Recommended prerequisite: one year high-school algebra.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122