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Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

CHEM Course Descriptions

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  • CHEM 101 Chemistry and the Modern World (3)

    Focuses on the relationship between people and chemistry. Introduction to the fundamentals of chemistry, including the nature of matter and energy, atomic structure and chemical bonds. Addresses such subjects as the characteristics and makeup of the compounds that power automobiles and heat homes, the drugs that alleviate pain or ease depression, and the foods eaten to provide the components of the life-sustaining processes of the human body. [GSCI / QQT]