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CHEM 530 - Organic Reaction Mechanisms

Course Description: 

A study of important mechanism classes and their relationship to the major reactions of organic chemistry. Emphasis will be placed on the study of reaction intermediates and on the methods used to characterize reaction pathways. Topics will include chemical bonding, aromaticity, stereochemistry, substitution, elimination, carbanion chemistry, free radical reactions, photochemistry and concerted reactions.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(CHEM 455 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None