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Organic Chemistry
ORGANIC CHEM
CLASS CODE: CHEM 352 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: CHEMISTRY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: The second semester of a year-long course presenting the principles and theories of organic chemistry including the properties, preparation and reactions of organic compounds. The course is designed for students in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pre-medicine, Pre-dentistry, Pre-veterinary and Biology. This course includes lecture and laboratory experience.
TAUGHT: Winter and 1st Summer Block
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Organometallic Compounds; Alcohols, Diols and Thiols; Ethers, Epoxides and Sulfides; Aldehydes and Ketones; Enols and Enolates; Carboxylic Acids; Carboxylic Acid Derivatives; Ester Enolates; Amines; Aryl Halides; Phenols; Carbohydrates; Lipids; Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins.
The class includes a laboratory experience. Laboratory experiements are Friedel-Crafts Acylation, Grignard Reaction, Esterification and Sequential Synthesis - A. Wittig Reaction, B. Bromination, C. Dehydrohalogenation and D. Diels Alder Reaction.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Prepare for professional exams.

Have the opportunity to learn and understand the theories, properties, and reactions of organic compounds.

Have the opportunity to develop scientific reasoning and perform lab techniques.
REQUIREMENTS: Varies depending on the instructor. Generally, grades are based on quiz scores (app. 10), exam scores (app. 5), scores on a final exam written by the American Chemical Society and laboratory essays (app. 7).
PREREQUISITES: Completion of Chem 351.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001