84.105 Intro to the Discipline of Chemistry

Intro to the Discipline of Chemistry

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 36857
Status Active

This course provides an introduction to chemistry as a career. Required of chemistry majors, it discusses historical aspects of the field and modern career paths, including academic and industrial chemistry. Students are presented with information regarding career opportunities in chemistry, including: analytical/environmental, forensics, inorganic, organic, materials, pharmaceutical/biochemistry, polymer, and theoretical/physical. They are also given an introduction to graduate school and teaching opportunities often pursued following the B.S. degree. In addition to lectures by the instructor, guests from industry and government laboratories are invited to discuss "what it means to be a chemist".

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: Students must be declared Chemistry majors