Astronomy | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Stars in the Night Sky

NWACC's astronomy courses offer you the opportunity to study the planets, sun, moon, stars, comets and other phenomena and apply mathematics, physics and chemistry in an effort to explain the origin and evolution of such phenomena.

Astronomy courses can be transferred to a four-year institution and satisfy general education requirements. Connect with your academic advisor for more details. 

By pursuing an education in astronomy, you may find employment opportunities as an applications engineer, business development manager, chief systems engineer, electrical engineer, coating technician, electro-optical/infrared systems engineer and many others. 

View NWACC's astronomy courses