If you are an incoming graduate student interested in theoretical chemistry, here is a list of suggested courses that you might want to take in your first-year graduate study:

Fall semester

Core course:

CHEM6676  Physical Chemistry Principles and Applications                   (Foundations of quantum mechanics for physical chemists)

Elective courses:

CHEM5521  Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications to Chemistry           (A joint course offered by the CS department)

PHYS8761  Solid-state Physics I                                                          (Foundations for computational materials chemistry and catalysis)

PHYS7711  Classical Mechanics                                                           (Foundations for chemical kinetics and molecular dynamics)

PHYS7835 Mathematical Physics I                         (A great course if you are interested in electronic-structure theory development)

CSCI2227 Introduction to Scientific Computation                                                                       (How to implement your math with Python)

Spring semester

Elective courses:

CHEM6612  Scientific Communication in Chemistry       (How to write a paper, write a research proposal, and do a presentation.)

PHYS7742  Quantum Mechanics II                        (Fundamental theories for light-matter interaction and heavy-element chemistry)

PHYS7721  Statistical Physics I               (From classical/quantum properties of individual particles to collective thermodynamics)

PHYS4300  Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing    (How to implement your equations in practical computer algorithms)