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CHM340 Environmental Chemistry

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course is a study of natural and non-natural chemical substances in the environment and their chemical transformations. It involves chemistry of energy resources, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and, lithosphere (natural and in polluted environment). Principles of chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium and reaction kinetics are applied in this course. Other covered topics are waste treatment and chemical processes. Parallel with these is learning the methods of environmental chemical analysis.

Prerequisite: Junior standing