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CHEM 1010  CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY (3 credits)

A study of modern society's impact on our environment and the chemistry needed to understand it. The primary focus is the underlying chemistry of the effects of energy production and properties of fuels while including social, political and economic connections. Impacts on air and water quality, climate change, and fossil fuels are discussed. Additional course topics may also include the ozone layer, plastics, medicine and nutrition. (Fall, spring) Fulfills a University General Education Natural/Physical Science Requirement.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH 1310 or MATH 1220 with a grade of C- or better or equivalent.

Distribution: Natural/Physical Sci General Education lecture