Lecture 1 - Howdy! Welcome to Chemistry 222 Meet the...

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Howdy! Welcome to Chemistry 222
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Meet the Professor • A&M ’93 • Ph.D. from UC, San Diego • Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego • Senior Lecturer at A&M
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ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD! ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IS HARD!
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Class Rules • Read the syllabus! –What I expect from you –What you can expect from me –University policies –Lecture and exam schedule
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Syllabus Highlights Your Responsibilities 1. Class Attendance 2. Index Cards 3. Text 4. Problems
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Syllabus Highlights Grading 1. Exams: 2/8, 3/7, and 4/11 3 at 100 points each Assigned seating Mostly multiple choice All count toward final grade 2. Quizzes: Announced in class 6 at 20 points each Same format as exams •L o w e s t o r 1 st missed quiz dropped 3. Final Exam: 5/2 from 10 to noon 200 points
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Syllabus Highlights Absences –Y o u must notify me by the end of the second working day after an absence Proper documentation will be required in order to make-up missed work
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Syllabus Highlights Make-Ups Quizzes The first missed quiz is dropped All others must be taken within 1 week –E x a m s Make-up is a cumulative exam scheduled for April 25
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What is Organic Chemistry? What is Biochemistry? • Foods that claim to be “organic” use materials and practices that do not hurt the environment – No synthetic pesticides – No antibiotics – No hormones
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Another Viewpoint “Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds
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“Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl. Michael Adams
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2008 for the course CHEM 222 taught by Professor Mullen during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Lecture 1 - Howdy! Welcome to Chemistry 222 Meet the...

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