Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Introduction to the physical and chemical basis of everyday life
Course Number: CHEM 1050
Course Description: This course is designed for students of non-scientific fields that strive to understand the chemical and physical (PChem) basis of everyday life. The course concentrates on simple but important aspects of modern day societies, such as X rays and CAT scans, the production and utilization of gasoline and polymers, the chemical fate and impact of chemicals on the environment and a variety of technical and scientific aspects related to human life concerns. All scientific and technical issues are studied through a question/answer approach. Class demonstrations and field trips are included to illustrate specific subjects.
Approved Equivalent: INTS 195