This is part one of the Chemistry Capstone experience. All junior chemistry and biochemistry majors are expected to enroll in this course in the first semester of their junior year. The course will cover resume and cover letters, scientific writing and an in depth introduction to the chemical literature and information sources, including SciFinder, US Patent literature, and other government sources (CFR, NTIS). Students will prepare a series of reports and posters throughout the year. Prerequisite: Junior status and CHEM215 - Organic Chemistry I and Lab.
CHEM490 is a 0.50 credit course.