CHM 234◊ Organic Chemistry I

5 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

First of a two-semester course in the chemistry of carbon compounds. A systematic study of the chemistry of organic molecules with emphasis on the structure, nomenclature, synthesis, reactions, reaction mechanisms and spectroscopic methods of analyses of alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, and phenols. Laboratory work is focused on the development of skills and techniques for analysis and synthesis of organic compounds.

Prerequisite: CHM 141◊; MAT 110◊ or higher (minimum grade "C"); placement at RHT 101◊ level

Lecture: 3 hours

Laboratory: 4 hours — IAI: CHM 913

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