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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 211: Organic Chemistry: Structure, Stability and Mechanism

(1 Unit)
Prerequisite: CHEM 121 .
An integrated two-semester introduction to the chemistry of carbon-based molecules–the molecules of life. The structure and stability of carbon compounds, including: nomenclature, physical properties, spectroscopic properties, stereoisomerism and acid-base properties. The physical and mechanistic understanding of organic chemical reactions, focusing on: substitution, addition, elimination and rearrangement reactions. Laboratory involves techniques of synthesis and purification. French, Harris, McCaffrey.