Chemistry 6086: Atomic Structure, Energy, and Quantum Mechanics. 5 Credit- hours
Topics from the first-half of the first semester of General Chemistry:
Scientific measurement and error analysis.
The historical underpinnings of atomic structure leading to a quantum mechanical model.
Thermodynamics and student conceptions, and misconceptions, of energy.
Chemistry 6087: States of Matter and Bonding Models. 4 Credit- hours
Topics from the second-half of the first semester of General Chemistry:
Electron structure and periodic properties of atoms.
Bonding models, including Lewis structures, valence bond theory, and molecular orbital theory..
Intermolecular forces, ideal and real gases, liquids, and solids.
Chemistry 6088: Kinetics, Thermodynamics, and Equilibrium. 4 Credit- hours
Content from the second semester of General Chemistry:
Topics pertaining to equilibrium, such as solubility and acid-base chemistry will be investigated and described using kinetic and thermodynamic-based explanations.
Chemistry 6089: Modern Applications and Instrumental Analysis. 5 Credit- hours
Content from the second semester of General Chemistry, including lab:
Topics are discussed with emphasis on modern applications, including electrochemistry and energy storage, nuclear chemistry, materials, and leading approaches involving instrumental analysis.
Connections are made between these topics and potential laboratory experiments.
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