Chemistry (CHE)

Note: Some courses listed here may run only once per academic year, or every other academic year. Not all courses are available on both campuses. The catalog is constantly changing. Visit the pace website to view the most current class schedule, class descriptions, and required or suggested prerequisites.

 

CHE 105 Consumer Chemistry (4 credits)
The application of chemical principles to the study of consumer products. Topics include the composition and properties of medicines, beauty aids, automotive products, chemicals in foods, household cleaners, and photographic products.

CHE 109 Science and Art (3 credits )
This course is an introduction into the fascinating topic of “Science and Art”. It is offered only to non-science majors and it involves the application of scientific principles as they pertain to art. It emphasizes science and its application in the art world, disciplines thought to be worlds apart, entwine to give a clearer and more accurate and complete picture. The damaging effects of the environment and pollution on art and artifacts will also be discussed. To help the student understand some scientific concepts and their applications, several labs have been designed for this purpose.

CHE 110 The Chemical World (3 credits)
An introductory course for the non-science major providing a basic understanding of chemistry and its impact on human life. Topics covered include: the fundamentals of chemistry, and a selection from among the chemistry of foods, drugs, health and disease, air and water pollution radiation, nuclear power, and other applied areas of chemistry. 

CHE 310 Green Chemistry (4 credits)
A fundamental approach of Green Chemistry is to endeavor to reduce or eliminate hazards associated with the development of a chemical product from its inception to its degradation back into the environment. Green Chemistry also provides the exciting challenge of innovating at the molecular design level to meet societal needs and provide new opportunities for economic development. This course will address the use of Green Chemistry principles, in terms of energy, clean water and food to sustain our growing population without adverse effects on human health and the environment.

CHE 268B Environmental Chemistry (3 credits )
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Note: Some courses listed here may run only once per academic year, or every other academic year. Not all courses are available on both campuses. The catalog is constantly changing. Visit the pace website to view the most current class schedule, class descriptions, and required or suggested prerequisites.