Jun 18, 2019  
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 2423 - Organic Chemistry I


4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 4 hrs. lab.) This science major's course covers the topics of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, stereochemistry, alkyl halides, nucleophilic substitution, elimination, spectroscopy, conjugation, aromaticity, aromatic substitution and organic synthesis. The laboratory program includes appropriate experiments with product purification and methods of analysis including chromatography and infrared spectroscopy. (4005045203) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; CHEM 1412  
Course Outcomes
1 - Classify organic compounds by structure, molecular orbitals, hybridization, resonance, tautomerism, polarity, chirality, conformation, and functionality.
2 - Identify organic molecules using appropriate organic nomenclature.
3 - Describe the principle reactions for syntheses of molecules, ions, and radicals.
4 - Describe organic reactions in terms of radical and ionic mechanisms.
5 - Describe the use of spectroscopic data to determine the structure of organic molecules.
6 - Formulate appropriate reaction conditions for the synthesis of simple organic molecules.
7 - Perform chemical experiments, analysis procedures, and waste disposal in a safe and responsible manner.
8 - Utilize scientific tools such as glassware and analytical instruments to collect and analyze data.
9 - Identify and utilize appropriate separation techniques such as distillation, extraction, and chromatography to purify organic compounds.
10 - Record experimental work completely and accurately in laboratory notebooks, and communicate experimental results clearly in written reports.
11 - Demonstrate a basic understanding of stereochemistry.
12 - Perform organic syntheses of molecules.
13 - Classify organic compounds by structure, molecular orbitals, hybridization, resonance, tautomerism, polarity, chirality, conformation, and functionality in laboratory reports.
14 - Identify organic molecules using appropriate organic nomenclature in laboratory reports.
15 - Describe organic reactions in terms of radical and ionic mechanisms in laboratory reports.
16 - Use spectroscopic data to determine the structure of organic molecules.
17 - Formulate appropriate reaction conditions for the synthesis of simple organic molecules.