2024-2025 Catalog

AST 1140 Astronomy Ancient Cultures: GT-SC2

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.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

College Readiness in English and College Readiness in Quantitative Literacy Math.

GT Code

*(GT-SC2)

Old Course

AST 155