CHEM 109 - Chemistry and Society
Development of an understanding of the basic principles that are the foundations of chemistry; the significance of chemistry in our society; and the application of chemistry to environmental problems such as air and water pollution, food additives, solid waste recycling, and the energy resources of the earth. This course satisfies the General Education three-credit natural sciences distribution requirement. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CHEM 109 and CHEM 109L must be taken concurrently. Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990 /ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly CH 109A.
3 semester hours
May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017 or MATH 020 or MATH 045 without appropriate Math assessment score.
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe chemical and physical properties of atoms, ions, and molecules.
- Discuss topics of current social, economic, environmental and scientific interest.
- Evaluate risk-benefit decisions based on scientific information.
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