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AST112 Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology 4 Credits

Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. Structure and evolution of stars; supernovae, black holes, and quasars; nebulae; star clusters; galaxies; cosmology, including the birth and death of the universe.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory district placement.

Course Notes: Note that AST112 is not a prerequisite for other AST courses, AST106, 111, and 112 cover three areas of study in astronomy. These courses can be taken in any order or combination. AST106 and AST111 are not prerequisites of this course.

It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Physics and Astronomy Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.

Additional Course Notes: Note that AST111 is not a prerequisite for this course.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
14143
Dobson Campus

PS 105

In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024

Fall

TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Kevin Healy, Ph.D.

Open

12 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Class 14143 Instructor will provide digital course material information on the 1st day of class.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 14143 must also register for .

Class Fee: $5.00

17081

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Summer

Janice A. Hester, Ph.D.

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: janice.hester@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 17081 must also register for .

15904

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Fall

Janice A. Hester, Ph.D.

Open

16 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15904 Students may contact instructor at: janice.hester@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15904 must also register for .

14742

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Fall Flex Start

Janice A. Hester, Ph.D.

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14742 Students may contact instructor at: janice.hester@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Class 14742 This class may include optional synchronous components such as review sessions, office hours, etc.. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to submit an initial assignment due within the first few days of class. Students are required to have access to a computer and Internet. A webcam and microphone are recommended. A mobile device may not be sufficient for all course content.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 14742 must also register for .

AST112 – Labs
14851
Dobson Campus

PS 105

In Person
Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024

Fall

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Kevin Healy, Ph.D.

Open

12 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 14851 Instructor will provide digital course material information on the 1st day of class.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 14851 must also register for .

17082

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Summer

Janice A. Hester, Ph.D.

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: janice.hester@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 17082 must also register for .

15905

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Fall

Janice A. Hester, Ph.D.

Open

16 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: janice.hester@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15905 must also register for .

14852

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Fall Flex Start

Janice A. Hester, Ph.D.

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14852 Students may contact instructor at: janice.hester@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 14852 This class may include optional synchronous components such as review sessions, office hours, etc.. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to submit an initial assignment due within the first few days of class. Students are required to have access to a computer and Internet. A webcam and microphone are recommended. A mobile device may not be sufficient for all course content.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 14852 must also register for .