Graduate Embedded Certificate in Astrobiology
The Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program is part of an initiative linking the schools of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Aerospace Engineering, and International Affairs. The purpose of the certificate program is to expand opportunities for students in the interdisciplinary field of ‘astrobiology’, and to forge innovative links between astrobiology research at Georgia Tech, mission technology, and science communication. The 12-credit certificate program is open to graduate students enrolled in any degree program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. There are no prerequisites for entering the certificate program.
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Program of Study
|EAS 8802||Special Topics||2|
|Molecular Biology of Microbes: Disease, Nature, and Biotechnology|
|Environmental Microbial Genomics|
|Earth System Modeling|
|Physics of Planets|
|Microbial Symbiosis & Microbiomes|
|Special Topics (Origin of Complex Life:Cells to Societies)|
|(Chemistry of the Origins & Early Evolution of Life)|
|Special Topics in Biochemistry (Structure, Function & Origins of Biological Macromolecules)|
|Special Topics (Ice-Ocean Moons and Planets)|
|Special Topics (Origin of Planetary Systems)|
|Special Topics (Earth System Evolution in a Planetary Context)|
|Seminar in Science, Technology and International Affairs II|
|Special Topics (Space Policy)|
|Mission Design course||3|
|Aerospace Systems Engineering|
|Reliable Control Software for Aerospace and Embedded Applications|
|Special Topics (Satellite Orbit Determination)|
|Special Topics (Small Satellite Design I/II)|
|Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry (Instrument Design)|
|Space Physics and Space Instrumentation|
|Special Topics (Team X Spacecraft Design)|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
- Students may submit documentation to use a course not listed above.
- All courses must be completed with a 'B' grade or higher.