18:151 The Chemistry in Your Life [Chen]

Prerequisite: Nil.

This course presents the Chemistry in your life in general terms. The Chemistry of the food, diet, nutrition, and cosmetics will be explored. The Chemistry of prescription drugs and medication in addition to other drugs will be discussed. Finally, the Chemistry of Love and Relationships will be presented. This course will give general chemical knowledge for students when consuming food, medications, or using personal care products, giving them simple tools for their day to day activities. All students are welcome to take this course; no previous chemistry background is required.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Vincent Chen