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CHEM 4203 [0.5 credit] Synthetic Organic Chemistry

The application of reactions to the synthesis or organic molecules. Emphasis on design of synthetic sequences, new reagents, and stereoselectivity. Topics include advanced methods for synthesis and reactions of alkenes, carbonyls, and enolates, functional group interconversion, oxidation and reduction, protecting groups, rearrangements, and metal-catalyzed cross-coupling.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3201 and CHEM 3202.
Lectures and seminars three hours a week.