Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 053 or MATH 053B or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTR 110 or ASTR 110H)
This descriptive, nonmathematical course is designed for students who want to develop an appreciation of astronomy and a broad cosmic perspective. The emphasis of the course is on the current state of knowledge about our solar system, our galaxy, and the universe. Topics on the frontier of astronomical knowledge such as black holes and the search for extraterrestrial life are explored. This course is designed for students with an interest in astronomy or anyone who desires to expand their cosmic horizons. It is intended for students who meet Honors Program requirements.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921