Lec #1-18 are taught by Professor Sylvia Ceyer. Lec #19-36 are taught by Professor Christopher Cummins.

Lec # topics key dates
1 Atomic Theory of Matter
2 Discovery of Nucleus
3 Wave-Particle Duality of Radiation and Matter
4 Particle-Like Nature of Light
5 Matter as a Wave Problem set 1 due
6 Schrödinger Equation for H Atom
7 Hydrogen Atom Wavefunctions Problem set 2 due
8 P Orbitals
9 Electronic Structure of Multielectron Atoms
10 Periodic Trends in Elemental Properties Problem set 3 due
11 Why Wavefunctions are Important?
First Hour Exam
12 Ionic Bonds - Classical Model and Mechanism
13 Kinetic Theory - Behavior of Gases
14 Distribution Molecular Energies Problem set 4 due
15 Internal Degrees of Freedom
16 Intermolecular Interactions
17 Polarizability Problem set 5 due
18 Thermodynamics and Spontaneous Change
19 Molecular Description of Acids and Bases
20 Lewis and Brønsted Acid-Base Concepts Problem set 6 due
21 Titration Curves and pH Indicators
Second Hour Exam
22 Electrons in Chemistry: Redox Processes
23 Cell Potentials and Free Energy
24 Theory of Molecular Shapes Problem set 7 due
25 Valence Bond Theory
26 Molecular Orbital Theory
27 Molecular Orbital Theory for Diatomic Molecules Problem set 8 due
28 Molecular Orbital Theory for Polyatomic Molecules
29-30 Crystal Field Theory Problem set 9 due on Lec #29
31 Color and Magnetism of Coordination Complexes
Third Hour Exam
32 Coordination Complexes and Ligands
33 Ligand Substitution Reactions: Kinetics
34 Bonding in Metals and Semiconductors Problem set 10 due
35 Metals in Biology
36 Nuclear Chemistry and the Cardiolite® Story