(3cr) CHEM 340 examines chemical phenomena from fundamental physical principles. It provides the foundation and essentials of thermodynamics and kinetics. Topics include the first and second laws of thermodynamics, solution properties, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, and chemical kinetics. Prerequisites: CHEM 209 or PHYS 202 or PHYS 222. Corequisite: It is recommended, but not required, that CHEM 340L be taken concurrently.