|Course Cluster: Planetary Science, Planetary Science Minor|
This course introduces students to the solid, natural, and nonbiological materials that make up our world. We will cover the fundamentals of mineralogy and the petrology of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. We will also discuss materials that are used by humans and form the basis of societies.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(IDEA-MN)(PSCI-MN)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Earth Materials, C. Klein and A. Philpotts, ISBN-13: 978-0521145213
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm, final exam, projects, homework
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Earth Materials lab must be taken concurrently.
|Instructor(s): Greenwood,James P. Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 24||SR major: 4||JR major: 8|| || |
|Seats Available: 24||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 8||FR: 4|