The chemistry of the transition metals is discussed from an historical perspective and within the context of modern theories of bonding, structure and spectroscopy. Topics include classical coordination compounds, organometallics, metallocenes, metal carbonyls and bioinorganic chemistry. Three lecture hours and two tutorial hours per week. One term. Three credits. Prerequisites: SC/CHEM 2021 3.00 or SC/CHEM 2020 6.00; SC/CHEM 2030 3.00. Course credit exclusion: SC/CHEM 3030 4.00.