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Astronomy

The Physical Sciences Department at Takoma Park/Silver Spring currently offers one astronomy course. The Takoma Park campus is the only place in the Washington Metro area where students can take a college astronomy course in a planetarium.

Course Offered:

AS 101 Introductory Astronomy

This four-credit course covers the solar system, stars, nebulae, and the galaxies; the origin and evolution of the universe. AS 101 is designed for students who need a Natural Science Laboratory Distribution (NSLD) course. (Assessment levels are EN 101/101A and MA 090. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week.)

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