Advanced Physical Chemistry (CHEM 660)

CHEM 660 Computational simulation of molecular reactivity and properties - The purpose of this course is to provide students with the necessary background knowledge such that they can use computational chemistry to benefit their own research. The course emphasizes prac- tical applications of electronic structure theory and the trends that define the appropriate methods for studying chemical problems. However, understanding the theory is vital to being a practitioner of computational chemistry and rigorous treatments will be provided in this course. As the ab- stract nature of the field is frequently a learning barrier to many students, the course has a series of workshops built into it to enable students to build their own computer programs and visualize how the equations are used to describe chemical systems.

General Chemistry II (CHEM 202)

CHEM 202 CHEM 202 teaches further basic concepts and principles of modern chemistry. CHEM 202 covers interactions within matter, phases, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium processes, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry.