Astronomy

Overview

Astronomy

Do you ever wonder about your place in the galaxy? In astronomy, learn about our solar system and the evolution of our universe. From multimedia presentations, classes in the planetarium, and field experiences, learn how to observe celestial phenomena. Understand astronomy and the science behind it.

Careers in Teaching, Research and Aerospace Engineering

Though the field of astronomy research is small, there are many related careers you could get.

  • Get jobs in engineering and other sciences.
  • Become a teacher or professor.
  • Explore outer space and become an aerospace engineer or astronaut.

Astronomy Classes

While Sierra College does not offer astronomy degrees, many of our classes count toward your degree and transfer. You do not need an extensive background in science or math to take Astronomy classes.

Resources