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Brian Woods, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Courses Taught

Chem 1110/1130 General Chemistry I Recitations Chem 1120/1140 General Chemistry II Recitations


University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, 2014
Whitman College, B.A. in Chemistry, 2008

Practice Areas

General chemistry recitations offer students an opportunity to work more in depth with the course material outside of lecture, in a smaller class setting. The recitations are co-registered with each semester of general chemistry and were established to give students practice solving chemical problems to better prepare them for success in the course. General chemistry is typically a course for freshmen new to SLU, and the recitations helps in their transition to college course material and in developing constructive study habits. I particularly enjoy introducing students to the subject of chemistry and helping them practice their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.