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James Gawel
TESC 333
Tacoma Campus

Environmental Chemistry

Explores basic aquatic environmental chemistry, emphasizing practical applications and real-world problem solving. Includes coverage of acid/base reactions, gas exchange, alkalinity, and reduction/oxidation reactions through lectures, field and laboratory-based exercises, and student research presentations. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 1.5 in each of TESC 120, TESC 130, and TESC 140; minimum grade of 1.7 in each of TESC 141, TESC 151, and TESC 161; minimum grade of 2.0 in TMATH 110, TMATH 120, or TMATH 121; and TESC 310, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: W.

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General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

You should look over your materials from General Chemistry II to prepare for this class. Also, there will be an optional (but strongly recommended) problem solving session every week 4:00-5:00 pm on Mondays. Please plan accordingly if at all possible.

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by James Gawel
Date: 11/04/2013