This course will be presented using lectures, assigned readings and laboratory exercises, which will include outside observations. A variety of audio-visual materials, computer simulations, and internet searches will be used where appropriate.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester.
Evaluation will be based on the following:
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
Consult the Douglas College Bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials. Example textbooks and materials include
Astronomy by Open Stax and
Douglas College, Astronomy 1105 Laboratory Experiments
BC Foundations of Math 11 (C or higher) or BC Pre-Calculus 11 (C or higher)
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO ASTR 101 (4)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU ASTR 107 (4)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ASTR 1100 (4)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG PHYS 1205 (4)||2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC ASTR 111 (3)||2005/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU PHYS 190 (3), Q/B-Sci & SFU PHYS 1XX (1) - Q/B-Sci||2004/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ASTR 1140 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ASTR 114 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU PHYS 1XX (3), Lab||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO ASTR 122 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV ASTR 1st (3), Not for credit in Science or Applied Science||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC ASTR 120 (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC PHYS 120 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2016/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV PHYS 1XX (4)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC ASTR 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to -|