GEOSCI 153 - Earthlike Planets
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Geological Sciences (GEOSCI)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
Those with credit for GEOSCI 113 may only elect GEOSCI 153 for 2 credits.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school science and math recommended. Only first-year students (including first-year students with sophomore standing) may pre-register for this course. All other students need permission of instructor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Introduces, in a seminar format, the freshman or sophomore undergraduate to the terrestrial planets. Studies of solid planets are used as a vehicle to better understand our own world and the methodology and limitations of science in the presence of conflicting hypotheses and ambiguous data.

GEOSCI 153 - Earthlike Planets
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: First Year Seminar. Seats in First Year Seminars are opened gradually during Summer Orientation. Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may register.
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ISBN: 0521645875
The new solar system, Author: edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Carolyn Collins Petersen, Andrew Chaikin ; [with illustrations by Don Davis]., Publisher: Sky Publishing Corporation 4th ed. 1999
ISBN: 0521546206
An introduction to the solar system, Author: ed. by Neil McBride ... Authors: Philip A. Bland ...., Publisher: The Open Univ. [u.a.] 2. opl. 2004
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