Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): CHE 010; Or introductory course in physical sciences. Basic concepts and methodologies in the study of plastics. Formation, classification, structure, properties, processing, and formulation. Their application to societal needs, and their impact on society and the environment. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.