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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CH 116 - Chemistry and the Environment

Credit Hours: 3

A discussion course designed for non-science majors. Topics will include energy concerns, the pollution crisis, natural resources and human interaction with the environment. Science majors can take the course as a general elective only.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • define key theories in chemistry;
  • evaluate the interrelatedness of chemical science in their everyday lives;
  • utilize chemical concepts to understand potential environmental threats;
  • compare the causes and sources of the major types of pollution; and
  • identify some of the techniques used in pollution control.

Prerequisites: English Placement EN 110 or EN 120 (reading)
F/S (N, S)