(3cr) CHEM 440 examines chemical phenomena from fundamental physical principles. It is devoted to the structure of matter with emphasis on quantum chemistry. Topics include quantum mechanical principles, applications in translational, vibrational and rotational motions, atomic and molecular structure and spectroscopy. Prerequisites: MATH 208 or CHEM 209 or PHYS 202 or PHYS 222. Corequisite: It is recommended, but not required, that CHEM 440L be taken concurrently.