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Take an Astronomy Class

Observe and Analyze the Universe

Ever wonder what's up in the sky? Mission College astronomy classes take place on earth, but look up towards the sky.

Examine the origins of the solar system, the galaxies, and the evolution of our own sun. Study the stars that fill the night sky.

Astronomy Class Schedule


  • Classes require little math.
  • Astronomy is one of the most sought after General Education class.

Note: Mission College does not offer an AS/AA degree or Certificate of Achievement in Astronomy.

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STEM at Mission

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Honors Program

  • Work with outstanding instructors & motivated students.
  • Most Honors courses meet IGETC and CSU GE-B transfer requirements.
  • Honors recognition on transcripts and graduation.


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MESA Program

MESA students are offered opportunities to improve STEM skills alongside professional development. Advance your education in math, science, engineering, and technology at four-year colleges. MESA Program.