Courses Offered Online
Oakton offers a variety of online courses (see list below); however, the College does not offer all courses every semester. For the current semester's courses, go to the class schedule. The class schedule provides more complete information, including course description, instructor, course fee,* and textbook required.
*Fees vary per course.
PHY115 - Descriptive Astronomy
Course introduces astronomy. Content includes historical development of astronomy, solar system and planetary motion, physics of motion, electromagnetic radiation and astronomical instruments, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, the big bang, and cosmology. Credit cannot be received in both PHY 115 and PHY 120. Recommended: MAT 070 (formerly MAT 051) or MAT 052 or higher math course.IAI P1 906
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: P1 906
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