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CHEM 221 - Organic Chemistry I

3-4-5
Credit Hours: 5

An upper level organic chemistry course for Biology, Chemistry, Engineering and pre-professional program students requiring one or more semesters of organic chemistry. Topics covered include structure, synthesis, reactivity and stereochemistry of organic compounds (especially alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, cycloalkenes and alkynes); free radical substitution, nucleophilic substitution, elimination, ionic addition and free radical addition reactions; principles of organic spectroscopy; stereochemistry; introductory kinetics and reaction mechanisms. Substances representative of the various classes of organic compounds are prepared and analyzed in the laboratory.

Additional course fee: $260.

Prerequisite

CHEM 122 with a grade of "C" or better.