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◆ AST 1140 - Astronomy of Ancient Cultures (GT-SC2)

3.0 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.
Prev. Course Codes: AST-155
LEC 45 Contact hours



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