Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Feb 05, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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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. CHEM 109 will satisfy the NSND General Education requirement. A combination of CHEM 109 and CHEM 109L  will satisfy the NSLD General Education requirement. Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990 /ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 030  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
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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