2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

CE-UY 2253 Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology

3 Credits
This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts in environmental chemistry and microbiology, and their applications to environmental engineering issues and processes. Environmental chemistry topics to be covered include redox chemistry; acid‐base chemistry; alkalinity and buffers; and biochemical cycles. Environmental microbiology topics to be covered include microbial diversity, classification, and metabolism kinetics;  bioremediation; and biodegradation. Students are also introduced to common chemical and microbial contaminants and pathogens in the environment.

Prerequisite(s): CM-UY 1003  and CM-UY 1001  or CM-UY 1013  and CM-UY 1011  or CHEM-UA 125, or equivalent
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3