astro syllabus - ASTRO 20 FALL 2011 Saddleback College...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
ASTRO 20 FALL 2011 08/22/11 - 1 - C:\Users\2232\Documents\Saddleback Teaching\ASTRO 20\Syllabus for Astro 20 Fall 2011.docx Saddleback College Syllabus Fall 2011 Instructor: Dr. William Hubbard E-mail: [email protected] Course Description: An introductory astronomy course covering the development of astronomy from ancient times to modern times. Includes the study of the solar system, the stars and stellar systems, the Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies and galaxy-like objects, and the expanding universe and theories of its origin. Required Materials th edition. Scientific calculator with trigonometric functions. (Know how to use it.) Course Grade Exams (3) [15%, 20%, 20%] --------------------------------------------- 55% Class Participation ----------------------------------------------------------- 5% Final Exam ------------------------------------------------------------------ 20% Your grade will be based entirely on your performance in the areas indicated above. All of the exams will count. (I.e., I will not drop the lowest grade.) I do not grade on a “curve”. Do not expect any “extra credit” opportunities at the end of the semester. In this course we cover a lot of material. While I applaud your involvement in extracurricular activities
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course ASTRO astro 1 taught by Professor Hubbard during the Spring '11 term at Saddleback.

Page1 / 2

astro syllabus - ASTRO 20 FALL 2011 Saddleback College...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online