CHEM 201 - ORGANIC REACTION MECHANISMS I
Instructor: David Van Vranken firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours: Thu 2-3 pm, FRH 2046D
Stan Hiew email@example.com
Office hours: Tues 3-4 pm, NSI 4th floor couch area
Class (cc 41135): MWF 10:00-10:50 am MSTB 122
Discussion (cc 41137): Fri 1:00-1:50 pm DBH 1200
TEXTBOOK Fleming, I. Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions. John Wiley&Sons: New York, 2009. Sundberg, R. J. Advanced Organic Chemistry. Part A: Structure and Mechanisms. Springer.
PROBLEM SETS: Problem sets are due on Friday at the beginning of Discussion Section.
DISCUSSION SECTION: Teamwork and communication are essential to organic chemistry. Discussion sections will be based on team problem solving and presentation of answers in front of the class. This will give you a chance practice discussing chemistry and help me identify (some of) the gaps in my teaching. In the end, everyone will benefit.
EXAMS: Exam times are subject to change
Midterm 1: Wed, Oct 24, 10-11 am
Midterm 2: Wed, Nov 21, 10-11 am
Final Exam: Mon, Dec 10, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Midterm 1 20%
Midterm 2 20%
Problem Sets 10%
D.S. Participation 10%
Final Exam 40%
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