Introductory Astronomy

Subject
Physical Science (PSC)
Course Designator
PSC.101
Academic Dean
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services & Dean of Art & Sciences
Last Offered
2018FA
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 The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date.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.

2018 Fall (August-December)4 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
PSC.101.M01A
Synonym
58831
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
August 25December 14
Lecture
Monday, Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:25 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Classroom 124
Lab
Monday 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Physics Lab 206
Instructor
Adam VanDyke
Seats Available
7 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
57104
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 25December 14
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
Jonathon Miller, Tyler Foraker
Seats Available
9 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 has started.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W02A
Synonym
57105
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 25December 14
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
Jonathon Miller, Tyler Foraker
Seats Available
8 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 has started.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W03A
Synonym
58860
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 25December 14
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
Jonathon Miller, Tyler Foraker
Seats Available
5 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 has started.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books

2019 Winter (January-May)4 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
PSC.101.M01A
Synonym
57490
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
January 5May 3
Lab
Tuesday 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Physics Lab 206
Lecture
Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:55 PM
Herbert D. Doan Center for Science & Health Technologies
Classroom 124
Instructor
Adam VanDyke
Seats Available
7 of 24
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W01A
Synonym
57491
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 5May 3
Online Course
Lab
HS
Huron Area Technical Center HISD
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
2 of 12
Academic Credits
4.00
Billing Credits
5.00
Additional Info
Lab must be attended at Huron Area Tech Center. Please note that the lecture portion of this section will be conducted online but the lab portion will be conducted at a physical campus. Students must attend both.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W02A
Synonym
57492
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 5May 3
Online Course
Lab
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
0 of 12
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 has started.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
Buy books
Section Name
PSC.101.W03A
Synonym
57493
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 5May 3
Online Course
Instructor
To Be Announced
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
Buy books