Advanced Topics in Chemistry
CHEM450 (Liberal Arts) Advanced Topics in Chemistry 3 hrs. 3 crs. Advanced topics such as: the Woodward-Hoffman rules, structure-activity relationships, kinetics and mechanisms of the reactions of coordination compounds, electron deficient compounds, inorganic compounds of biological significance, chemistry in non-aqueous solvents, acid-base theory, chemical applications of group theory, polymers, statistical thermodynamics. Content will be chosen to reflect the needs and interests of the students. Preq: CHEM 310, CHEM 321. Coreq: CHEM 322.