Jul 17, 2024  
Dallas College Catalog 2024-2025 
  
Dallas College Catalog 2024-2025
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PHYS 1404 - Solar System (4 Credit Hours)


Campus Location: BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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.

Background Search Required: No

Course Hour Configuration
(3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

Acad

This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4002015203
This is a Texas Common Course Number.



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