Course Information
Course Code CHEM 3P20
Course Title Structure and Reactivity of Organic Molecules
Description Methods for functional group manipulation including oxidation, reduction and the use of protecting groups in organic chemistry. General methods for carbon-carbon bond formation emphasizing three dimensional structure and mechanism. Modern methods of asymmetric synthesis. Selected experiments in synthetic organic chemistry and the handling of air and water sensitive reagents.
Course Format Lectures, lab, 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s) CHEM 2P21 or permission of the Department.
Notes CHEM 3P40 recommended. May be taken concurrently.