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Organic Chemistry

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the basic language of organic chemistry. Selected topics include organic nomenclature, orbital hybridization, stereochemistry, and the chemistry of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes, and a few common instrumental methods (NMR, IR and GC-MS). Success in this course depends on students’ abilities to engage in a process that requires applying basic principles to the analysis of complex problems. Four lectures, one lab per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 107. Fall semester.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0