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Special Topics in Astronomy
Course: AST294AB

First Term: 2010 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Conceptual, experimental, and computational aspects of a special topic in astronomy.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Apply appropriate problem solving techniques to the special topic in astronomy to develop hypotheses, design experiments, collect and analyze data, and draw inferences from evidence. (I-V)
2. Effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative information orally and in writing. (II-V)
3. Explain historical and current contexts for the principles and applications of the special topic in astronomy. (I)
4. Explain the application of fundamental physical principles to the topic. (I, III, IV)
5. Estimate realistic values for practical physics problems in the special topic. (II)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Conceptual ideas
II. Computational methods
III. Use of special topic in related areas
IV. Current issues
V. Experimental methods
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  4/27/2010

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