CHE 102:  EVERYDAY CHEMISTRY

Designed as a general education course for non-science majors. The goal of this course is to give the non-scientist an appreciation of the contributions of chemistry. Concepts will be presented in a non-mathematical approach. Areas to be covered include biochemical - drugs, genes, enzymes; ecological - pollution, water testing, food additives; synthetic - soaps, detergents, alcohol, artificial flavors; energy - car battery, alternative energy sources. Laboratory experiments will complement the lecture. Every Semester. (3 hours lecture - 2 hours laboratory)