Chemistry of the Environment

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Chemistry of the Environment

Fall 2019

Taught By: Bhawani Venkataraman

Section: A

CRN: 3367

Credits: 4

Chemistry has contributed to our understanding of environmental issues, but it has also been responsible for some of them. This course will discuss fundamental chemistry concepts to explain the causes of environmental challenges and to offer possible solutions and policies to address them. Topics that will be explored include (i) water quality and access to safe drinking water, (ii) chemical energy and fossil fuels, and (iii) polymers, plastics and "green" alternatives. This course is offered every spring and satisfies the Foundation requirement for the Interdisciplinary Science major or minor, the Science requirement for the Environmental Studies major, and serves as an Elective for Food Studies.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Natural Sciences & Mathematics (LSTS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 19

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:35am 9/20/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 2:00pm - 3:40pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 465

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019