University Catalog

Print Page

CHEM 320. Environmental Chemistry

Credits: 4
Department: Chemistry
Description: Identification and analysis of elements and compounds of environmental importance. Special attention to pollutants and toxins.
Prerequisites: CHEM 210 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Use and understand chemical instrumentation relevant to environmental chemistry measurements including GC, HPLC, pH measurements, Atomic Absorbance/Emission, fluorescence, titration equipment.
2. Present a class seminar presentation to peers & professor on an environmentally related subject within the realm of chemistry
3. Apply solution preparation techniques, calibrations and calibration standards.
4. Address issues related to earth's soil, atmosphere, and water resources.
5. Understand the chemical role of fossil fuels, toxicology, Inorganic metals and organic chemicals in the environment.
6. Understand the environmental impact of agriculture on the environment .
7. Maintain a proper laboratory notebook.

The contents in this catalog and other university publications, policies, fees, bulletins or announcements are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between any student and St. Cloud State University.