Aug 09, 2020  
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog

CHEM 201 - Organic Chemistry 1 (and Lab)

5 credits

In-depth study of: (i) the structure of organic compounds and the functional groups (bonding, acid-base properties, nomenclature, conformations, stereochemistry), and (ii) the synthesis and reactivity (including detailed mechanisms) of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, halides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, sulfides, and organometallic reagents. Laboratory experiments are related to topics covered in lecture and emphasize organic laboratory techniques, synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of organic molecules.         


Notes: Organic Chemistry 1 is the first semester of a one-year (two semester) comprehensive organic chemistry course designed for science or engineering majors transferring to a four-year college or for students fulfilling prerequisites for medical school or related programs.

Prerequisites: CHEM 111 Inorganic Chemistry 2 (and Lab) .
Offered in the Fall semester and Summer Session 1.