Metropolitan State University

CHEM 355 : Physical Chemistry II

A. Course Description
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: MATH 211 Calculus II AND
PHYS 212 Calculus Based Physics II  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course covers special relativity, elementary quantum theory, atomic structure and spectra. It is intended for students pursuing chemistry and physics major/minor.
B. Course Effective Dates: 02/17/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Identify the Know the fundamentals of special relativity and quantum theory
  2. Can apply these theories to quantum systems including atoms
  3. Understand atomic electronic structure and spectra
  4. Can solve Schrodinger equation with boundary conditions for basic quantum systems
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 357 Physical Chemistry II Lab except by instructor permission. First day attendance required except by instructor permission.