Summer Semester 2023


Summer 2023 Online General Education Courses


Astronomy 1102 - From Planets to the Cosmos Online

TBA - Online GE Course via CarmanCanvas - 12 Weeks, full session

What is the architecture of our Solar System?
What are stars?  How do they form, evolve, and die?
What is a galaxy?
What is the Big Bang?
What are Dark Matter & Dark Energy?

Astronomy 1101 - From Planets to the Cosmos

Astronomy 1102, From Planets to the Cosmos, is an overview of astronomy from our solar system to the universe as a whole.  It is an online version of our Astronomy 1101 course without the laboratory component and satisfies the General Education (GE) Physical Science course requirement in the Natural Science category. The goals of courses in this category are for students to understand the principles, theories, and methods of modern science, the relationship between science and technology, the implications of scientific discoveries, and the potential of science and technology to address problems of the contemporary world.