Forbidden Overlap: Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 3580 and CHEM 3600. Prerequisite: CHEM 3590 or permission of instructor. Recommended: co-registration in CHEM 3010-CHEM 3020. Recommended for students who intend to specialize in chemistry or closely related fields.
Rigorous and systematic study of organic chemistry with a focus on molecules that have biological applications. The course emphasizes a mechanistic understanding of organic reactions and applies this knowledge toward complex systems such as amino acids and carbohydrates.