CHEM BC1050 From Forensics to Art Conservation - The Jazz of Chemistry. 3 points.
Counts towards the Sciences without Lab Foundations requirement.
The contribution of chemistry to everyday life is immense. The applications of chemistry in medicine, petrochemicals, cosmetics, and food are readily apparent. However, chemistry is a key part of many other fascinating fields, some of which may be less obvious. Examples of areas in which chemistry plays a key role include forensic science; art restoration and forgery detection; and flavors and fragrances in food, beverages and other consumer products. The goal of this course is to provide insights and spur discussion of several areas and applications of chemistry, and provide hands-on experience in techniques used in these fields sparking the curiosity of Barnard students into this marvelous field.
...background in chemistry, students may also take CHEM BC1050 From Forensics to Art Conservation - The...