2019-2020
CHE337: Environmental Chemistry

About This Course

By combining chemical principles with issues of environmental concern, this course explores the flow of energy through nature, air pollution (global warming, acid rain, ozone depletion, photochemical smog, and indoor air), water pollution and purification, and toxic substances. Analytical techniques that are used to measure pollutants in the environment are also covered. The lab is optional.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Chemistry

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Even Spring

Course Prerequisites

3 credit hours

CHE201: Organic Chemistry I

The nomenclature, reactions, preparations, electronic and structural features of carbon-containing compounds will be covered in this course. These compounds include many medicines, pesticides, plastics, fibers, solvents, and fuels. The study of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, and alkyl halides is emphasized.


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