Course Catalog » Chemistry 244

Subject: Chemistry
Course Number: 244
Course Title: Reaction Mechanisms
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Chemistry And Chemical Biology Program

Course Description: This course is designed to develop the student's knowledge of organic mechanisms. Thisinteractive course involves some lectures, but enforces student learning through intensive arrow pushing sessions with students at the board. Topics include electrocyclic reactions, Woodward-Hoffman rules, sigmatropic reactions, migration reactions, neighboring group effects, carbanions and free radicals, carbenoids, nitrenes, six-membered heterocyclic rings, five-membered heteroclyclic rings.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: J. Gestwicki
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No