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.
Prerequisite: CH105 or consent of instructor.
Credit Hours: 3
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