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 such as solar energy conversion, materials science, and nanoparticles.
Satisfies Natural Science requirement.
Chemistry 115. One laboratory meeting per week. (Spring)