Minor in Space Science Courses

Subject Code Subject Number Subject Hourse Course Title Description Department
SPSC 1401 Space Science 4 Space Science An introduction to the sciences behind robotic and human exploration of space with laboratory. Offered: Fall, Spring Earth and Space Sciences
SPSC 3301 Space Science 3 Microgravity A study of physical, chemical, and biological phenomena under the conditions of reduced gravity. Prerequisite: PHYS 1406 or 2425 Offered: Fall, Spring Earth and Space Sciences
SPSC 3302 Space Science 3 Space Transportation Systema Introduction to space transportation systems and their payloads. Prerequisite: PHYS 1406 or 2425 Offered: Other Earth and Space Sciences
SPSC 3303 Space Science 3 Orbital/Celest Mechanics The mechanics of the movement of bodies in space under the influence of gravity. Prerequisite: PHYS 1406 or 2425 Offered: Other Earth and Space Sciences
SPSC 4301 Space Science 3 Special Topics/Space Science An individual library or laboratory project in conference with faculty. With permission of the department chair, student may repeat the course for credit when the area of the study is different. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Earth and Space Sciences
SPSC 4302 Space Science 3 Space Vacuum Physics The physics of vacuum as applied to phenomena in space. Introduction to production and measurement of vacuum in laboratories on Earth. Prerequisite: PHYS 1407 or 2426 Offered: Other Earth and Space Sciences