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CHEM 320

Organic Mechanisms and Synthesis

This course focuses on the concept of reaction mechanisms, surveys a variety of reactions, and introduces the principles of organic synthetic design and strategy. Laboratory introduces fundamental methods of synthesis and purification, and makes heavy use of instrumentation to verify structure and purity. May not be counted as an elective for the biochemistry major. Prerequisite: CHEM 120 and 170. May not be taken pass/fail.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
CHEM 120 and CHEM 170 1 course, class and lab

Spring Semester information

Jeffrey Hansen

320A: Org Mech & Synthesis