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Chemistry of Art and Artifacts

Instructor
Beeston

Fundamental principles of chemistry applied to an understanding of the sources of color; the materials, methods, and products of the artist; the analysis of works of art and archaeological artifacts; forgery detection; and conservation/preservation. Designed for students who do not plan to take additional chemistry courses.

Students entering 2012 and later: satisfies the Natural Science distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the laboratory course in the Natural Science distribution requirement.


Prerequisites:

May not be taken for credit after Chemistry 105, 110, or 115 has been taken for credit. One laboratory meeting per week. (Not offered 2014-15.)