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Astronomy Department

Department Chair: Kirsten Casey
Science office: DRGN 238, 410-777-2260
E-mail: sciencedepartment@aacc.edu

Refer to the college catalog for more information about programs and courses, including prerequisites.

COURSES OFFERED

LABORATORY COURSES

*AST 112  Stars and Stellar Systems (4 cr hrs)
*AST 114  The Solar System (4 cr hrs)

NON-LABORATORY COURSES

*#AST 101  Introduction to Astronomy (3 cr hrs)
*#AST 105  The Cosmic Frontier (3 cr hrs)
AST 120  Life in the Universe (3 cr hrs)

*meets general education requirements for biological and physical sciences
#some sections are offered in a distance learning format

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

  • Arts and Sciences Transfer - Astronomy Option (A.S. Degree)