Chemistry (CHDI)

CHDI 1500  The Science of Crime-Solving  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to forensic science and its applications in crime scene investigation. Discussion of professional issues specific to forensic science practitioners. Emphasis on scientific study of physical evidences from identification, collection, preservation, examination, evaluation, and interpretation. Exposure to modern scientific methods used in forensic crime laboratories. Includes examination of case studies and simulated crime scenes. Falls. (SIDI)

CHDI 1760  Chemistry in Society  (3 Credits)  

An introductory chemistry course for non-science majors. Explores chemical principles in the context of real-world issues with an emphasis on environmental topics. Falls. (SIDI)

Corequisite(s): CHDI 1770.

CHDI 1770  Chemistry in Society Laboratory  (1 Credit)  

Supplements CH 1760 by reinforcing concepts and using problem-solving skills in a laboratory setting. Includes use of modern instrumentation for environmental analysis. Falls. (SIDI)

Corequisite(s): CHDI 1760.

CHDI 1800  Chemistry For A Sustainable World  (3 Credits)  

Fundamental principles of chemistry and how they apply to environmental topics and sustainability. Real world contexts engage students on personal, community, and global levels. Focus on understanding how scientific data is interpreted and implemented. Environmental challenges like global climate change, energy, water, food, and agriculture are addressed, and the risks and benefits of our actions on these global issues. (SIDI)