Aug 14, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 101 - Chemistry and Human Health


3 Credit(s)

Gen Ed: SP.
Introductory chemistry course for students interested in health-related professions. The course examines how chemistry is vitally involved in almost every aspect of our life and explores several topics as they relate to human health including food, food additives and vitamins, fitness and health, drugs, toxins, green-house emissions, nuclear energy, herbicides and pesticides and global problems such as improper nutrition and diseases. The overall aim is to provide students with a good chemical and scientific background to be able to make informed decisions in an increasingly complex technological society. Online course offered in Summer and Winter Sessions. A good background in high school chemistry and biology required.



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