May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

CHEM023A HM - Chemistry in the Modern World I

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Staff

Offered: Fall

Description: Chemistry plays a powerful role in addressing an array of current and future global and societal challenges. This course examines contemporary applications of chemistry to describe innovative advances in such areas as energy, medicine, technology, materials, to name a few. These applications illustrate such fundamental concepts as molecular and electronic structure in dictating chemical and physical properties; intermolecular forces, phase behavior, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, kinetics and equilibria. Lecture and individual and group exercises conducted in class are used as a context for introducing chemistry principles.