Feb 28, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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GEOG 4110 - Planetary Science


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every other year.

This course explores the fundamental characteristics of solar system bodies, including the formation and evolution of their surfaces, interiors and atmospheres. Topics include spacecraft exploration, impact cratering, tectonics, volcanism, climate and the internal structure of planets, satellites, and small bodies.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1300  and at least one of the following: GEOG 2100 , PHYS 2300 , GEOG 2200 



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