Gen Chem Non-Sci

Undergraduate degree program application deadline for Spring has been extended to 11/1.
CHEM 101

This course for non-science majors is designed to help students understand some basic chemistry concepts and get a feel for "thinking like a chemist." It explores how chemical analysis can be used to determine the composition of materials and the scope and limitations of current chemical analysis technology. Examples will be taken from efforts to deal with the presence of arsenic or other potentially harmful substances in food or the environment. The math used is mostly arithmetic. Use of library resources to learn about scientific research. (Gen.Ed. PS)

Please note, out-of-state pricing may apply for matriculated campus students. See SPIRE for details.

Summer 2019



Base cost: $1928 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Class Fee: $
Materials fee may apply. See SPIRE for details
  • Start date: May 20, 2019
  • End date: June 28, 2019
  • Last day to add: May 24, 2019
  • Last day to drop: May 24, 2019
  • Last day to withdraw: June 12, 2019
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