2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 105 - Chemistry, Man and Society

Credits: 3
A survey of basic ideas in chemistry for non-science majors. Explores chemistry at work in everyday life. Investigates structure and change in the real world.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate a general understanding of the needs and uses of chemistry in every day life.
  2. Explain the similarities and differences between elements, molecules and compounds.
  3. Examine the social, political, and environmental impacts of science and technology on a local, national, and global scale.
  4. Appreciate that chemistry is occurring all around us all the time, and that it is a relevant subject.
  5. Identify and name simple organic and inorganic compounds by I.U.P.A.C. nomenclature.
  6. Learn about and use the basic tools that chemists use, such as chemical equations and the simple math of chemistry.
  7. Understand the methodology and perspective of science and its application to daily life, and its effects on society.

Prerequisite: None

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