Solar System   [Archived Catalog]
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016

ASTR 1404 - Solar System

Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
This course is intended for non-science majors needing a laboratory science course. Topics include the origin and evolution of our solar system, including Newton's and Kepler's Laws, planetary atmospheres, surface processes (including impact cratering, volcanism, and plate tectonics), rings, moons, asteroids, and comets. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and some field trips may be held for telescopic observation of interesting phenomena.

Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

CIP: 40.0201.52 03

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