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CHM 3260: Advanced Organic Chemistry

Course Description for Advanced Organic Chemistry

CHM3260: Advanced Organic Chemistry
Prerequisite:  CHM 2211 The course covers structural/mechanistic and synthetic aspects of organic chemistry, focusing on both fundamental/classical concepts and contemporary topics. Classical topics include bonding and molecular structure, stereochemical and conformational aspects, structure-reactivity relationships, kinetic isotope effect, substitution, addition-elimination, reactive intermediates, aromaticity and aromatic chemistry. Contemporary topics include modern synthetic methods and reagents, concerted reactions, ligand-coupling reactions, retrosynthetic analysis, and targeted synthesis.