2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Feb 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CH 110 - Chemistry and Society

(3.00 cr.)

Why does science matter and how does it work? How is chemistry useful to explain the world we live in? Though specific topics covered may vary by instructor, students are introduced to basic principles of chemistry and a consideration of the benefits and problems arising from applications of chemistry. This may include historical context as well as understanding of chemical processes at the molecular level. Discussions include some of the following: public health, pseudoscience, food additives, nutrition, genetic engineering, drugs, nuclear chemistry, fuels/energy, the atmosphere, pollution, governmental regulation, and climate change. Fulfills one math/science core requirement for nonnatural science majors.

Restrictions: Restricted to nonscience majors.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Annually

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