CHM 1020 Chemistry in Your Life

A non-laboratory course designed for non-science majors. This course introduces the basic concepts of chemistry and how they affect our lives. Topics covered include drugs, food additives, personal care and cosmetics, water, air, plastics and other current real-world topics. This course is not a prerequisite for limited access health programs and is not recommended for science majors.


3 cr.


REA 0017 or REA 0011 or REA 0019 and MAT 0028 or MAT 0022 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher or "P" for each course) or appropriate placement test scores. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.