Dec 09, 2022  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 2100 - Hazardous Materials Chemistry

Lec. 3; Cr. 3

A study of the chemistry of hazardous materials. Understanding of basic chemical principles in inorganic as well as organic chemistry with emphasis on most frequently encountered substances in the field of hazardous materials. The course is designed for the hazardous materials professional/responder. This course is an introduction to basic inorganic and organic chemistry. It is designed to meet the needs of sophomores in college majoring in fire science or public and industrial security, as well as participating professionals in the field of hazardous materials. Emphasis in this course is on understanding basic chemical principles, reactions, and nomenclature so that the hazmat professional will have the ability to make informed decisions in the handling and disposal of dangerous chemicals in the increasingly prevalent world of hazardous materials.

Prerequisite(s): FOSC 1103 : Advanced Hazardous Materials with a grade of “C” or better and be eligible to enroll in MATH 1021 .
Cross-Referenced as: FOSC 2100 .

Note: This course meets the standards of the National Fire Academy and the United States Fire Administration.

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