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Course Number: PHYS 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Solar System

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: Study of the sun and its solar system, including its origin. Introduction to the solar system and the historical development of astronomical ideas. Topics include the study of the celestial sphere, the planets and their satellites, the sun and other objects in the solar system. Emphasis is on the application of scientific principles and explanation of phenomena in the solar system. The laboratory includes outdoor viewing sessions, constellation identification and the use of telescopes. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4002015203



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