CHEM 102

Concepts of Chemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Course Description

The chemical nature of the world and the process of scientific inquiry. Application to critical scientific issues facing society.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Fulfills a GE physical science requirement, but will not count as a chemistry prerequisite toward any major or minor. Note: Completion of a college chemistry class disqualifies you from taking this class. Note: This class is intended for non-science majors only.

Title

Critical thinking about scientific claims

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate the ability to distinguish between reliable and questionable scientific claims as related to current, relevant issues facing society.

Title

Science and religion

Learning Outcome

Students will discuss intelligently the relationship between modern science and religious belief.

Title

Chemistry principles

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to view the world around them in chemical terms. Students will use the concepts of atoms, molecules, and their properties to understand a variety of phenomena.