Radiation and Life

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Course No: RADI.1010; Last Offered: Fall 2021;

Course Description

This course will provide students with an understanding of the nature, sources, uses, and biological effects of natural and man-made radiations. Radiations discussed include non-ionizing radiations such as ultraviolet and microwave as well as the ionizing radiations produced by radon in homes and radio nuclides released from nuclear power plants. Students will have a better understanding of the risks and benefits of radiation in the modern world. Satisfies Gen Ed science requirements for non-science majors. Does not satisfy science requirements for Science majors but may be used as a free elective by Science majors.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: SCLO
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

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