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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 2010, 2011 - Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory (4)

(Formerly CHEM 211, 211L). A systematic study of the physical and chemical properties of hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Topics include chemical bonding, structural formula and physical properties, nomenclature, stereochemistry, synthesis and reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, and alcohols. Reaction mechanism is emphasized. Laboratory component focuses on reaction set-ups, recrystallization, melting point, distillation, extraction, chromatography, and reactions. CHEM 2010, 2011 is required of all Chemistry majors. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1120, 1121  or CHEM 1122, 1123 . Offered in fall, spring, and summer.