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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCI 104 The Solar System

Credits: (3)
This course calls upon most of the physical sciences, and uses basic mathematical principles in an attempt to understand the origin and nature of our solar system, as well as planetary systems around other stars. Students will study the planets, natural satellites, comets, and asteroids in our solar system and their origins. Additionally, extrasolar planets will be examined. This course emphasizes the methods of planetary science as well as a descriptive view of the topics. This course also satisfies the science requirement for those curricula that require science.  Prerequisite(s): MAT 084  or higher, or permission of instructor.