CHEM 3450 Chemistry Teaching Laboratory Management
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CHEM 45.
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Hours: 2 lecture, 4 laboratory; 4 credits
Course Description: Basics of creating a chemistry laboratory curriculum, including laboratory safety, the procurement, storage, dispensing and disposal of chemicals, and budgeting experiments. Introduction to modern laboratory pedagogies. Role of chemistry in modern society, with examples of industrial chemistry and information on careers in the field.
Prerequisite: one semester of organic chemistry (Chemistry *2500  or 3510  or both 3511 and 3512) and one semester of analytical chemistry (Chemistry 3410  or 3415W [41W])