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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Introduction to inorganic chemistry with a focus on fundamentals of atomic/molecular structure and descriptive inorganic chemistry, structure/geometries of small molecules, bonding theories both in inorganic molecules and in the solid state, redox chemistry, descriptive main group and transition metal chemistry; ligand field theory, molecular magnetism and electronic spectra in transition metal complexes.
TEXTBOOKS:

Recommended For Chemistry majors: "Inorganic Chemistry", W.H. Freeman and Company
7th Edition, Weller, Overton, Rourke (ISBN-10: 0-1987-6812-5  |  ISBN-13: 978-0-1987-68128)
6th Edition, Shriver & Atkins (ISBN-10: 1-4292-9906-1  |  ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-9906-0)

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
Chemistry 362 Homepage:  http://www.chem.tamu.edu/rgroup/marcetta/chem362
MYD Research Homepage:  http://www.chem.tamu.edu/rgroup/marcetta
TA:

Xuemei Yang xuemeiyang@tamu.edu

Paulina Guerrero paulinague@tamu.edu

Kyle Burns burnsk8@tamu.edu