Intermediate Organic Chemistry CHEM 381 (4)
An intermediate level course in modern organic chemistry, including both theoretical design of synthetic routes and practical training in the laboratory. The central topics to be discussed include methods to form carbon-carbon bonds, use of organometallic reagents, asymmetric synthesis, pericyclic reactions, the use of enzymes in organic synthesis, and the automation of synthetic organic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 380 with a minimum grade of C-. Quantitative.