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Course Descriptions

A chemistry degree is excellent preparation for medical school and related fields, and also for careers in business, law or education. Many students, including chemistry majors, may be interested in a second major or minor in biochemistry and molecular biology. Other common choices include biology, chemical engineering and mathematics.

CHEM 213 - Chemistry of Art

  • Credit Hours: 2R-0L-2
  • Term Available: SeeDept
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 111 and CHEM 111L
  • Corequisites: None

This course will highlight the intersection of the chemical sciences and visual arts. Focus will be given to understanding the chemical nature and behaviors of dyes, pigments, and paints, pottery and glazes, textiles, and materials used for sculpture. Historical developments of artistic media will be discussed and related to chemical conservation efforts and forgery detection.

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