Introductory Astronomy

Subject
Physical Science (PSC)
Course Designator
PSC.101
Academic Dean
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences
Last Offered
2019SU
Official Course Description

An introduction to astronomy for students who desire a basic understanding of the solar system and the universe. Topics include: historical astronomy, exploration of space, stellar evolution, solar system, galaxies, and the universe. Laboratory work includes individual student use of a telescope.

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned PSC.101 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.

2019 Fall (August-December)5 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
PSC.101.M01A
Synonym
59658
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
August 24 December 13
Lecture
Monday, Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:25 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Classroom 214
Lab
Monday 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Physics Lab 206
Instructor
Adam VanDyke
Seats Available
0 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Registration is closed for this section.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
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Section Name
PSC.101.M01B
Synonym
59659
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
August 24 December 13
Lecture
Monday, Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:25 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Classroom 214
Lab
Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Physics Lab 206
Instructor
Adam VanDyke
Seats Available
15 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
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Section Name
PSC.101.W01A
Synonym
59660
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 24 December 13
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
Tyler Foraker, Jonathon Miller
Seats Available
0 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Registration is closed for this section.
PSC.101 WEB will be run completely online, labs included. An attempt will be made to host an optional evening sky viewing at some point in the semester. Your instructor will communicate with you more on this topic once the semester begins.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W02A
Synonym
59661
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 24 December 13
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
Tyler Foraker, Jonathon Miller
Seats Available
0 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Registration is closed for this section.
PSC.101 WEB will be run completely online, labs included. An attempt will be made to host an optional evening sky viewing at some point in the semester. Your instructor will communicate with you more on this topic once the semester begins.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W03A
Synonym
59662
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 24 December 13
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
Tyler Foraker, Jonathon Miller
Seats Available
11 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
PSC.101 WEB will be run completely online, labs included. An attempt will be made to host an optional evening sky viewing at some point in the semester. Your instructor will communicate with you more on this topic once the semester begins.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books

2020 Winter (January-May)4 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
PSC.101.M01A
Synonym
61021
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
January 11 May 8
Lecture
Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:55 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Classroom 124
Lab
Tuesday 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Physics Lab 206
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
24 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
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Section Name
PSC.101.W01
Synonym
61017
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 8
Online Course
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
25 of 25
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
PSC.101 WEB will be run completely online, labs included. An attempt will be made to host an optional evening sky viewing at some point in the semester. Your instructor will communicate with you more on this topic once the semester begins.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W02
Synonym
61018
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 8
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
25 of 25
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
PSC.101 WEB will be run completely online, labs included. An attempt will be made to host an optional evening sky viewing at some point in the semester. Your instructor will communicate with you more on this topic once the semester begins.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W03
Synonym
61019
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 8
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
25 of 25
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
PSC.101 WEB will be run completely online, labs included. An attempt will be made to host an optional evening sky viewing at some point in the semester. Your instructor will communicate with you more on this topic once the semester begins.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books