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PHYS 20063 - Section 01: Radioactivity & Society (CRN 18098)

Course Description:
This course will provide a broad overview about one of the most divisive scientifictopics in our society. Both the scientific and societal aspects of radioactivity will be considered. This provides an understanding of the physical principles for cause and effects of radioactive decay and radiation. It will also provide a basis to evaluate the cost benefit in the growing use of radioactivity as a tool in industry and technology. To cover the broad range of material, the course will be offered in four topical sections that address the science and scientific effects of radioactivity, as well as the environmental consequences and the societal impact of its growing number of applications:1. The phenomenon of radioactivity2. The origin of radioactivity3. The environmental impact of radioactivity4. Societal impact of radioactivity

Associated Term: Fall Semester 2017
Campus: Main
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course may not be repeated

Must have the following Classifications:
Sophomore (02) ,  Junior (03) ,  Senior (04)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Employee Non-Degree (EM) ,  St. Mary's College (SM) ,  Undergraduate Non-Degree (UD) ,  Undergraduate (UG)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:
Main (M)
Must not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:
College of Engineering (EG) ,  College of Science (SC)

Course Attributes:
ENST - Energy Studies ,  NASC - Univ.Req. Natural Sci ,  ZTST - Final exam

Registration Availability (Overflow: Off )
  Maximum Actual Remaining
TOTAL 5 3 2

Crosslist Information
Class Information Maximum Actual Remaining
PHYS  10063 01, CRN 17628  (Primary) 41 38 3
PHYS  20063 01, CRN 18098   5 3 2
Total 55 41 14
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Enrollment History » PHYS 20063 Radioactivity & Society (CRN 18098)
Enrollment over the last three years
Course was recently taught in FA16
Average number of students: 28
Composition of Students First Year Soph Junior Senior/5th Grad/Prof
FYS 82%        
Arts and Letters   18%      

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