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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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CHM 344 Physical Chemistry I

Spring Semester

As an introduction to quantum chemistry, this course will begin with a detailed examination of the electronic structure of atoms and molecules and build an understanding of how to predict properties and reactivities of chemical substances. The course includes extensive discussion of modern computational techniques as well as practical exercises involving molecular modeling. 3 class periods. 1 three-hour laboratory period (CHM345). Prerequisite: CHM 150 , PHY 112  (or PHY 162 ), CHM 236 , MAT 291 , MAT 272  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

4 credit hours