There is a trade-off in having the benefit of computers to calculate an astrological chart. Chart Calculation gives students a deeper understanding of how the chart relates to the movements of the earth and sky, which aids chart interpretation.
The first portion of this course covers the process of calculating a natal chart. Students will learn to calculate charts from time zones around the world, as well as in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. The second portion of the course adds additional calculation techniques, including the lots, adjusted calculation date, progressions, directions and solar returns.
Fall term each year will have live sessions. For Winter, Spring and Summer it is organized for independent self-study and each student can request an hour of dedicated tutoring.
Use this course if you intend to take the organizational exams. complete the Professional Diploma or simply want to know more about how a chart is actually calculated. You may find it helpful to complete E400 Astronomy for Astrologers before taking this course.
Students have six months to complete their work. The textbook used is Simply Math: A Comprehensive Guide to Easy & Accurate Chart Calculation by Lauren Fowks and Lynn Sellon.
Donna Young is a lifelong learner and graduate of Kepler College. After 30 years of marketing and advertising sales at a major daily newspaper, she hung up her shingle as an astrologer in Calgary, Alberta. She is dedicated to growing her local astrological community and is involved at a grassroots level in ringing astrologers together to share their language and experiences. Along with other Astrology organizations in Alberta she helps to coordinate a small but mighty provincial conference, teaches classes at a local level, offers private tutoring, and lectures to the community at large on the wonders of Astrology.