Fundamentals II: Interpretation Essentials

Fundamentals II: Interpretation Essentials

An introduction to additional basics of astrological symbolism and interpretation in current use from Ancient to Modern lineage.

The course starts with a review of Sun, Moon, Ascendant delineation, and continues on to zodiacs and house systems, lunar nodes and lunar phases, as well as configurations, accidental dignities, retrogrades and derivative houses, all to develop depth of interpretive skill for natal chart delineation.

Instructors: Carol Tebbs & Enid Newberg
RN102 (10 weeks) – Spring 2023-24
Class begins April 7, 2024
Advance pricing until March 23, 2024

NOTE: If this is your first academic course with Kepler College or you have not paid the one-time registration fee ($40) in the past, please add this to your order. This fee payment is required for all academic students.

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Instructors: Carol Tebbs & Enid Newberg
Day: Sunday, beginning April 7, 2024
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Course Length: 10 weeks – all live classes are recorded



The course covers:

  • A comparison of methods in the development of modern astrological traditions
  • A critique of several areas of astrological study including, but not restricted to, systems of planetary interpretation and a comparison of older and newer interpretive systems in current use
  • The process of natal chart synthesis and interpretation


  • To apply the analysis model to various systems of Western astrological traditions from medieval to modern use
  • To distinguish between the tools appropriate for natal chart interpretation
  • To understand the ethics for interpreting charts for clients and/or writing astrological claims for the public

Weekly topics: 

  1. Review and Synthesis · Sun/Moon/ASC combinations
  2. Theoretical Lineages · Sidereal/Tropical · Modern vs. Traditional · Lunar Nodes
  3. House Systems/Comparisons · Intercepted Houses
  4. Moon phases in the Birth Chart · Lunar Nodes
  5. Planetary Condition · Planetary Speed · Accidental Dignities · Joys
  6. Applying/Separating · Retrogrades
  7. Aspects Configurations · Tightest Aspects · Aspect Networks
  8. Planetary Associations
  9. Derivative Houses/Radicality
  10. Natal Promise · Finding Life Themes


By the end of RN102, students will have developed the skills necessary for evaluating chart information and identifying the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches. They will be able to synthesize the core astrological components and modify information into a coherent and meaningful interpretation without relying on outside resources.

Required Books:

  • Burk, Kevin, Understanding the Birth Chart
  • George, Demetra, Astrology and the Authentic Self, Ibis Press, FL, 2008, 304 pps.



RN101, T104, or equivalent

*Required for the Professional Diploma



View Carol Tebbs’ bio here
View Enid Newberg’s bio here


Registration closes at 7:00am on Wednesday April 10th, 2024


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