Introduction to environmental chemical principles and methodology including aspects of the chemistry of air, water, and soil; identities, sources, properties, and reactions of pollutants; green chemical approaches to pollution prevention; environmentally-benign synthetic methodologies, design of safer chemical products, alternative solvents and catalyst development, and applications of biomimetic principles.
Satisfies depth and breadth course requirement in the Natural Science track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
Counts as an Applied Environmental Science course in the Natural Science track of the Environmental Studies interdisciplinary major.
Chemistry 220. No laboratory. (Not offered 2016-17)