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Organic Chemistry I and Lab

CHEM 205

Credits: 
4

Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon-based compounds, regardless of source. In this course, students will apply the knowledge learned in general chemistry to a more specialized area: the covalent bond to carbon, with a particular emphasis on mechanisms and organic synthesis. Fundamental topics such as MO theory; covalent bonding; acids and bases; organic nomenclature; stereo- chemistry; conformational analysis; and reaction energetics will be interwoven into reaction mechanisms, (arrow pushing; polar, radical, and pericyclic) and functional group chemistry, (alkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes, and dienes). There is a lab component to this course. Prerequisite: CHEM 160.

Time: 
M, W 8:30am - 10:20am
Course Term: 
Fall 2013
Instructor: 
Course Location: 
McG 126
Max Enrollment: 
16
Grade Format: 
Letter Grade
Section: 
1
Lab Time: 
F 2:30pm - 6:20pm
Lab Location: 
SB 207