SHS171 :  Environmental Science I: Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

SHS171 introduces students to the basic concepts of chemistry and physics which are essential for the characterization of the chemical hazards, such as: carcinogens, corrosives, explosives, flammables, oxidizers and radioactive materials. Students also become familiar with the chemistry of some elements, principles of chemical reactions and the reference books such as Merck Index and CRC Handbook.
RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and CH105 or consent of instructor.
Credit Hours: 3
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