CHEM 331

Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: CHEM 252, MATH 223 (with grade of C- or higher), and PHYS 172 (with grade of C- or higher). This course is a study of the principles, generalizations, and theories behind modern chemistry. The course includes an introduction to quantum mechanics and its application to chemistry including molecular structure, computational chemistry, and molecular spectroscopy. It is recommended (but not required) that CHEM 232 be taken before this course and that CHEM 341 or CHEM 342, Intermediate Laboratory, be elected simultaneously with this course.

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