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CHEM 421. Physical Chemistry 2

Credits: 4
Department: Chemistry
Description: Application of fundamental laws and theoretical principles to equilibria in electrochemical cells, surface phenonmena, the structure of matter, quantum mechanics, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, bonding, solids, electrical conduction, and kinetics.
Prerequisites: CHEM 420 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Interpret and demonstrate both kinetic and quantum mechanical physical chemistry concepts.
2. Identify parallel concepts of physical chemistry that will assist in mastering the material of physical chemistry.
3. Critically expand upon problem-solving skills, including critical reading and critical thinking.
4. Enhance your ability to identify, formulate, and problem solve kinetic and quantum mechanical and physical chemistry related problems.
5. Employ the proper technique to solve a problem and/or identify the formula appropriate for the problem.
6. Derive and determine calculate the correct answer using of algebra complexities or unit conversions.
7. Illustrate and negotiate working in groups successfully.
8. Successfully summarize and communicate the results of your work in written and oral assignments.
9. Improve upon students' self-confidence and self-reliance.

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