Jun 23, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CH 120 - Chemistry and Society

The primary goal of the course is to present chemical principles and facts at a level sufficiently rigorous that a student successfully completing the course can act as an informed citizen and consumer.  Among the topics considered: chemistry of the atmosphere; solution chemistry; energy and the laws of thermodynamics; important industrial processes; nuclear chemistry; plastics and polymers; drugs; and consumer chemistry. The course will not fulfill any requirement satisfied by CH130 or CH131, other than the College’s laboratory science requirement. 

Note: Meets Scientific Reasoning Learning Outcome (SCI)

Three hours of lecture/discussion and two hours of laboratory each week. Four credits.

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