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GEOL 104 - Exploring the Planets

4 Credit Hours
In this course, we will investigate the geological processes operating on and within planets, as well as satellites, asteroids, and comets. Topics include how planets form, composition of the planets, formation of moons, geologic processes like tectonics and volcanism that affect planetary surfaces, and the spacecraft missions that have provided data for geologic interpretation.

Satisfies Volunteer Core Requirement: (NS)
Satisfies General Education Requirement through the 2021-2022 academic catalog: (NS)
Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours lecture and one 2-hour lab.



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