2023-2024 College Catalog

CHEM 100 Chemistry in Today's Society

(3 one-hour lectures weekly) Selected areas of chemistry designed to enable the student to understand better the role of chemistry and technology in modern society. The course will examine such areas as polymers, and their role in everyday products; acids and bases in household products; radioactivity, its use and abuse; and petrochemicals, energy and other uses. Open only to students with no college chemistry credit.