Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Chemistry and Society: For Non-Science Majors

This course introduces non-science majors to the fundamental concepts of chemistry, including properties of elements and compounds, energy and matter, atomic theory and structure, chemical reactions, and chemical bonding. Topics include how these concepts apply to important issues, such as food and nutrition, household products, energy production, pollution and the environment, and pharmaceuticals. Students use chemical theories, principles, and models, as well as the scientific method, to analyze socio-cultural phenomena involving chemistry and society.

Subject: CHEM
Course Number: 103
Section Number: 2699
Units: 3
Instructor: McCorkle, Kent

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