CHEM-478 is an advance level course of organic chemistry about synthesis of target molecules. This course will help the students to learn the disconnection approach and to use it for the synthesis of any compound. This course will enable the students to plane a scheme for the synthesis of any molecule of all functional groups.

Recommended Books 1. Clayden, J., Greeves, N., Warren, S. and Wothers, P., “Organic Chemistry” 1st Edition, Oxford University Press, UK (2001).  2. Smith M.B. and March, J. March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry, 5th Edition, John Wiley, NY. (2001). 3. Pine, S.H. Organic Chemistry, (5th Edition) McGraw-Hill, NY. (1987). 4. Gould, E. S, Mechanism and Structure in Organic Chemistry, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, NY (1970). 5. Morrison, R.T. and Boyd, R.N.  Organic Chemistry, Allyn & Bacon, Boston (1987). 

Assesment Criteria 

Sessional: Assignements, Presentations, Attendence, Class participation = 20 %

Midterm Examination                                                                                   = 30 %

Final Examination                                                                                         = 50 %

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