This introductory course in astronomy focuses on the goal of learning the basic principles of astronomy, as well as being able to apply those principles to the study of various objects in our solar system, i.e. the solar planetary system, the sun, comets, asteroids, etc. Building rudimentary telescopes with lenses, studying celestial objects through a Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, examination of various astronomical models, etc, provide in-class, lab-like experiences for students of the course. MnTC (Goal 3/NS and 2/CT); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
Dr. Adenuga Atewologun (Dr. Nuga), Riverland Community College's president, recently freceived the inaugural Distinguished Diversity Leadership Award. He was presented the award at the Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs conference at Breezy Point in October.