EARTH 153 - Earthlike Planets
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
Those with credit for GEOSCI 113 or EARTH 113 may only elect EARTH 153 for 2 credits.
Waitlist Capacity:
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 first-year student to investigations of the solid planets and moons in our solar system. These are used as a vehicle to better understand our own world and the potential for life elsewhere in the universe.

Course Requirements:

Students will be graded on homework assignments, presentations, and two exams.

Intended Audience:

Freshmen interested in learning more about the dynamics of Earth-like planets and their potential to support life. First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.

Class Format:

Lectures, discussions, and student presentations.

EARTH 153 - Earthlike Planets
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for EARTH 153 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Office of Academic Innovation, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)