Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Dr. Maksimov really made the subject matter appealing. He was also very responsive to questions, and answered them clearly.
It's been a long time since many of us took chemistry! This started with the basics and then gave us what we needed to know to understand essential oil constituents and how they interact with the body.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
The recommended text provides different "angles" on some of the material, so it complements the required text nicely. Even though it isn't essential, I'd recommend it. I also recommend working with something concrete to form models of the various molecules whenever possible, to make it easier to visualize them. The final paper is a significant portion of your grade. It isn't overly difficult, but make sure you pay careful attention to the instructions and don't put it off too long!