Solar System   [Archived Catalog]
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013

ASTR 1404 - Solar System

Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
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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