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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 405 - Topics in the Development of Chemistry

3 Credit Hours
Historical development of topics such as the atomic theory; chemical industry; interrelationship of population, energy, and food. Subject matter may vary from one offering to another. Assignments include readings from older original literature (Dalton, Faraday, Kekule) and from current journals and monographs. Includes the use and misuse of evidence, the impact of chemistry on society, how scientists reach conclusions, and the nature of scientific controversy. Written reports are required. Writing-emphasis course.

Registration Restriction(s): Chemistry major; minimum student level ― senior.

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