CHEM 355 Physical Chemistry IV 3.0 Credits
Computational methods of modeling molecules; Covers potential energy functions and surfaces, molecular conformations, failures of classical physics, the quantum hypothesis, the classical wave equation and the origins of the Schrodinger equation, particle-in-a-box, linear variation functions, molecular orbitals from linear combinations of atomic orbitals, Pauli principle, molecular calculations and their interpretation.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (CHEM 253 [Min Grade: D] or CHEC 352 [Min Grade: D]) and (CHEM 270 [Min Grade: D] or PHYS 160 [Min Grade: D]) and (MATH 201 [Min Grade: D] or MATH 210 [Min Grade: D])
Major: Chemistry Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) Calendar Type: Quarter Minimum Required Credits: 225.0 Co-op Options: Three Co-op (Five years) Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 40.0501 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 19-2031