Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Exam
ACE Exam Number:
DANT-0057
Organization Exam Number:
SQ500; SR500
Location:
Classroom-based
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Astronomy
Credit is recommended for examinees with a score of 400 or above
Description

Objective:

This examination is a multiple-choice exam designed to enable schools to award credit to students for knowledge equivalent to that learned by students taking the course. The exam covers topics including introduction to the science of astronomy; astrophysics; celestial systems; the science of light; planetary systems: our solar system and others; the sun and stars: nature and evolution; galaxies; and the universe: contents, structure, and evolution.

Skills Measured:

The skills measured include introduction to the science of astronomy (5 percent); astrophysics (15 percent); celestial systems (10 percent); the science of light (15 percent); planetary systems: our solar system and others (20 percent); the sun and stars: nature and evolution (15 percent); galaxies (10 percent); and the universe: contents, structure, and evolution (10 percent).
Instruction & Assessment
Supplemental Materials

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