Oct 25, 2021  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

CHEM 1092 - Chemistry in Our Community Laboratory

1 credit hour(s)

Prerequisite: RDG 0950 . Recommended: CHEM 1010 * + MATH 0930 .**

This course will introduce non-science majors to the basic chemistry required to understand a variety of scientific topics currently in the news and affecting our community, and to see how chemistry is used in our society. Through laboratory exercises, students will develop the critical thinking skills to assess the risks and benefits of technology-based issues. By the end of this course, students will be able to critically evaluate scientific claims as presented in the popular press.

*It is strongly recommended that students take CHEM 1010  concurrently with this lab. The lecture serves to enhance the student’s understanding of the laboratory investigations.
**It is recommended that students take MATH 0930  prior to taking CHEM 1092 as an understanding of basic algebra is useful.