Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

AST 155 - Astronomy Ancient Cultures GT-SC2


3 Credits

Introduces the study of archaeoastronomy and ethnoastronomy. The principles of unaided eye observational astronomy, timekeeping, navigation, religion and ritual, political power, cosmology, and worldview are covered. Methods of the ethnoastronomer, including measurement of architectural alignments, analysis of written records, examination of art, and general knowledge about a culture, will be discussed. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category.

Prerequisite(s): CCR 092  (or higher) or equivalent and MAT 050 /MAT 055  or equivalent.