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An introduction to 1) the environment's impact on each of us, 2) our impacts on the environment, and 3) the chemistry needed to understand it. Is it in your lungs? your food?...on your skin? What are the sources of your electricity and why does it matter? Are your choices sustainable? Those and related questions will be addressed as you explore air quality, climate change, fossil fuel combustion (and its alternatives), polymers, medicine, nutrition, and more in the context of their social, political and economic connections. (Fall, spring) Fulfills a University General Education Natural/Physical Science Requirement.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1220 or MATH 1300 or MATH 1320 or higher with a grade of C- or better or equivalent.

Distribution: Natural/Physical Sci General Education lecture

Education - Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science

...department Chemistry Selection - CHEM 1140 & CHEM 1144 - MATH...equivalent) Geology Selection - GEOL 1010 or GEOL 1100...