An examination of the organic chemistry involved in the biosynthesis,
total synthesis, and biomimetic synthesis of the terpenes and terpenoids.
Group discussion is based on readings from the text, journal articles
and monographs. Students contribute to the class through literature
research, discussion, and brief presentations.
Credit: Two semester hours. Taught second half of the semester.
Prerequisite: Chem 232 or Chem 332.