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Intro to Inorganic Chemistry

Beeston, Blauch and Striplin

Foundational course in inorganic chemistry. Topics include nuclear chemistry and atomic structure, simple bonding and molecular orbital theory, molecular symmetry and group theory, acid-base and donor-acceptor chemistry, solid-state and crystal-field theory, coordination chemistry, and modern inorganic chemistry topics in fields like solar energy conversion, materials science, and nanoparticles.

Satisfies a major requirement in Chemistry.
Satisfies a minor requirement in Chemistry.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Natural Science distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies science with a lab distribution requirement.


Chemistry 115. One laboratory meeting per week. (Fall or Spring)