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ATY 101 Elementary Astronomy
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above, or an appropriate placement score. Math: Grade of C or better in MTH 095 or MTH 096, an ACT Math score of 23, or an appropriate placement score

A non-mathematical survey of astronomical science, including extensive historical analysis, a descriptive treatment of the most recent discoveries involving planets, black holes, pulsars, and quasars. Includes discussion of recent hypotheses and evidence concerning the scientifically explained origin and evolution of stars and the universe itself. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 LT) Pass/No Credit Not Available

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