EARTH 113 - Planets and Moons
Winter 2021, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 153 or 204, or EARTH 153 or 204, or AOSS 204 or ASTRO 204.
Waitlist Capacity:
Class Misc Info:
Meets 03/08/21 - 04/21/21. (Drop/Add Deadline 03/22/21.).
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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A current survey of the geology of the solar system in light of the extraordinary advances in planetary exploration during the past decade. Historical development of geological ideas about the solar system, including processes on earth and those of other bodies in the solar system.

Course Requirements:

Quizzes and Exams will be done through Canvas, and will remain open at least 24 hours to accommodate all students.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduate students interested in an introduction to the planets and moons within and beyond the solar system.

This course welcomes entirely online participation for Winter 2021.

Class Format:

Winter 2021: Asynchronous -- recorded in advance and students can look at them online any time


EARTH 113 - Planets and Moons
Schedule Listing
002 (LEC)
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets March 09 thru April 20. Final Exam on April 20 unless otherwise arranged. Drop/add deadline is March 22.

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