Radiation and Life

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Course No: RADI.1010-031; SIS Class Nbr: 12546

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 & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: SCLO
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Thomas Regan
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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