CHEM 1010 CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY (3 credits)
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?...in 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.
Distribution: Natural/Physical Sci General Education lecture
...department Chemistry Selection - CHEM 1140 & CHEM 1144 - MATH...equivalent) Geology Selection - GEOL 1010 or GEOL 1100...