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Science and Art
CHEM 148
Spring 2012 not offered

This interdisciplinary lecture/laboratory course explores diverse science topics through the lens of the visual arts. Topics to be considered will include the physics of light; the neurobiology of color vision; the chemistry of pigments, binders, lakes, and paints; the mathematics of composition and design; and the psychology of perception, along with an overview of conservation science. In the laboratory component, students will perform a series of key experiments exploring basic knowledge in each of the various topic areas. Potential science majors and art majors will be given priority in forming the class. Having a secondary school chemistry course is advised.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM CHEM
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAR-05-2024
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