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Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 2130C)

Term: 2021-2022 Academic Year Fall Semester


Melanie A. Herbert
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Dr. THIAGARAJAN Soundappan
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Tue-Thu, 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM (8/23/2021 - 12/17/2021) Location: MAIN WTLAB 114
Wed, 2:00 PM - 4:44 PM (8/23/2021 - 12/17/2021) Location: MAIN WTLAB 114


This course is the first of a two semester sequence of Organic Chemistry, the chemistry of carbon containing compounds, as required for chemistry, medical science, and engineering majors. The course includes theoretical, qualitative, and quantitative discussion of Organic Chemistry concepts, including but not limited to a review of electronic structure and bonding, acids and bases, stereochemistry, an introduction to organic compounds, isomers, substitution and elimination reactions of alkyl halides, reactions of alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, amines, and thiols, mass and infrared spectrometry, ultraviolet/visible spectroscopy, and nuclear magnetic resonance. Prerequisites: CHEM1225C Lab fee: $125.00.