CHEM 1500 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OCHP) OS - Chemistry and Physics
3 credits

This course teaches the basic principles of chemistry using examples from the environment. Through a brief introduction to areas of inorganic, organic, and biochemistry, the diversity of chemical pollutants in the environment will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on environmental issues such as the sources of chemical pollutants, the reactions that produce them, and their toxicity. A basic level of algebra is essential. Prerequisite: MATH 1030 or higher. Frequency: Every Fall. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2016 (201650))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the impact of chemical technology.
  2. Locate information about chemicals and their impacts on the environment.
  3. Describe the origins of matter, the earth and our solar system.
  4. Describe and use the periodic table.
  5. Describe chemical bonding.
  6. Perform simple stoichiometric calculations.
  7. Assess the impact of recycling on energy resources.
  8. Describe the role of energy in chemical reactions.
  9. Describe the special nature of carbon compound and water.
  10. Describe the behavior of gases.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
No courses currently scheduled
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201820 20140 08/21 - 12/10/2017 On-line Course Brown, Candice
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