UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

Discipline:

Chemistry

Form NC #:

1

Date:

Sept 2000

 

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (see instructions).

Chem 4351s. Bioorganic Chemistry. (Sci;4 cr; prereq Biol 3111 and Chem 2302)

The organic chemistry of biological systems. Includes the chemistry of amino acids, polypeptides, polynucleotides, phosphate groups, and coenzymes, as well as the study of enzymatic catalysis and the elucidation of biosynthetic pathways. (4 hrs lect)

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Bioorganic chemistry is a rapidly growing field with a variety of exciting career opportunities for young chemists. There is significant interest from students in areas that span the traditional disciplines of chemistry and biology.

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

S 2001

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Dr. Soderberg

Is course repeatable? (if yes, give max cr)

No

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

none

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Lecture

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

X

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

The goal of this course is to apply the knowledge that the student has gained in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry to the study of the organic chemistry that takes place in biological systems.

How will you ASSESS the success of this course in achieving the GOALS described above?

Assessment of student progress will be based on daily participation in class discussion, as well as through assigned problem sets and exams

Regular Approval Process:

For long-term approval, curricular change forms must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

X

9/20/00

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

X

9/28/00

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (New courses become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval.)