In this foundation course you will learn the basic symbols necessary for deeper astrological study: 14 Planetary Symbols, 12 Signs, and 12 houses.
If you’ve been ready to jump into learning astrology, and don’t know where to start, or you’re looking for a structured program that will help you feel confident practicing astrology for yourself or others, this is the perfect place to begin.
- Week 1: Astrology, planetary archetypes and the wonder of the night sky
- Week 2: The 12 signs as expressions of embodied experience
- Week 3: The 12 Houses and intro to house systems
- Week 4: Setting up a chart, using the ephemeris
You’ll also learn how to set up a chart in an astrology program (includes demonstrations for Solar Fire, Win*Star, Time Passages, LUNA, and Sirius), how to use the ephemeris, and how to choose a house system to begin your study.
Pre-recorded for Instant Access*
Instructor: Tony Howard
Required texts: The Contemporary Astrologer’s Handbook by Sue Tompkins and The Modern Textbook of Astrology by Margaret Hone (purchase separately before the course starts)
Recommended supplementary texts: The Inner Sky by Steven Forrest (free digital copy included); Horoscope Symbols by Rob Hand
$295 (audit) / $350 (certification-track**)
Course includes: four video classes, four recorded Q&A sessions, weekly reading assignments and homework plus bonus videos, and access to a discussion area where you may ask questions. Video, audio and handouts are available to view or download.
*Register now and get started on this course today!
**Certification track includes feedback on homework and exam.
Level: Perfect for beginners and those looking to review the basics. Experienced students looking to enter our four-year program have the option to test out of this course.
This course counts towards our four-year program diploma.