2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

SCI 163 The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things

(Formerly CHE 123) 

3 hours: 2 hours lecture, 1 hour lab 

This course deals with basic principles and applications of chemistry of the ordinary things of our everyday lives, and some that aren't so ordinary, but nevertheless can and do affect our lives. The topics include several fundamental principles of chemistry, followed by applications of chemistry to health (food, exercise, medicine, infectious disease) and society (warfare, crime, modern materials and art).




SCI 110 or SCI 112 or SCI 114 or NSC 107 (or any Stem Variant science course of at least 3 credits such as: BIO 102, BIO 103, BIO 104, CHE 102, CHE 103, CHE 104)


This courses satisfies the Flexible Core: Scientific World area of the Gen Ed Program.