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Unformatted text preview: Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences I, Winter2011 Page 1 Grand Valley State University Chemistry Department Winter 2011 C OURSE SY L L ABUS C OURSE TIT L E: CHM 241-20 Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences I C OURSE D ESC RIPTION: The first semester of a two-semester sequence of Organic Chemistry designed to meet the specific needs of life science students. Topics include classes of organic compounds, nomenclature, transformations and reaction mechanisms, stereochemistry, and spectroscopy. This course emphasizes the importance and application of functional group organic chemistry in living systems. 3 lecture hours, 1 discussion hour, 3 lab hours. Four c r e dit s . L E C TUR E AND DISCUSSIONS: 241 - 20 Lecture M W F 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM LOUTIT 101 241 - 21 Discussion T 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PADNOS 207 241 – 22 Discussion T 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PADNOS 106 241 – 23 Discussion T 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PADNOS 106 L ABS: Information availabl e on laboratory s yllabu s whi c h i s availabl e on Bla c kboard C OURSE W EB PA G E: http://bb.gvsu.edu RE QUIR ED T E X TS: - Organic Chemistry 3rd ed. And Solutions Manual by Jani ce G . Smi t h , ISBN # 9780077994051 NOTE: SOLUTIONS MANUAL IS OPTIONAL - Organic Chemistry: Chemistry 241 Laboratory Manual by Karen Matchett Chemistry Department, GVSU R ec omm e nd e d T e xt s :- Preparing for your ACS Exam in Organic Chem: Official Guide by Th e Am e ri c an Ch e mi c al So c i e t y ISBN # 978-0-97-080421-1-Organic Chemistry as a Second Language by David Klein ISBN # 0-471-27235-3 O T H ER SUPPLIES: You will need a calculator for the labs. Model kits are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED and are available in the bookstore. You will be allowed to use model kits for exams and quizzes. PRO F ESSOR: Kristina Mack [email protected] ; (616) 331-8633; extension 18633 on campus Office Hours: 336 Padnos; M&T 3-3:50PM and W&F 1-1:50PM Welcome to Organic Chemistry at Grand Valley State University! I look forward to working with you this semester, and I encourage you to come by my office during office hours or by appointment to discuss any questions or difficulties you have. I am confident that working together we will be able to build a positive learning environment to explore many exciting and challenging chemistry topics. C L ASSRO O M PO LIC Y: R e gular att e ndan ce at all lectures, discussions, and laboratories is e xp ec t e d . Additionally, all mat e rial s covered during a student’s absence(s) become the student’s responsibility . It is important to arriv e to l ec tur e s , di s c u ss ion s , and laboratori e s prepared. Therefore, reading the lecture material from the text book and working on all suggested/required problems for the course is imperative for success. Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences I, Winter2011 Page 2 R e s p ec tful b e havior is mandatory in the classroom! If you di s rupt the lecture, discussion, or lab you will be a s k e d to l e av e . Therefore, the following is ....
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course CHM 241 taught by Professor Jennifermorris during the Winter '09 term at Grand Valley State.
- Winter '09
- Organic chemistry