2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 350 - Inorganic Chemistry

Deals with theories of structure and bonding and their utility in explaining the chemistry of inorganic substances, especially compounds of transition metals.  Topics include: molecular orbital, valence bond, and crystal field theories of bonding and examples of the use of theories in explaining the structure and reactivities of inorganic molecules; acid base theory; spectroscopic methods; and kinetics.  Emphasis is placed on the interpretation of structure and reactivity in terms of basic molecular and atomic parameters.  In-class and final exams, laboratory reports.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Varied