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GEOL 215 - Solar System Astronomy

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: Any 100-level biology, chemistry, geological science, geography (physical science) or physics course
This course focuses on the physical, chemical, geological and biological processes operating in the solar system. Topics include celestial mechanics, radiation and spectroscopy, solar processes, planetary interiors, surfaces and atmospheres, the origin of life and theories of the origin and evolution of the solar system. Offered fall semester. (Formerly EASC 215)