CHM 235 ‡ ( CHM 2235) General Organic Chemistry I (4)
Prerequisite(s): CHM 152.
An introduction to the naming, structure, and properties of organic compounds with an emphasis on alkanes, stereochemistry, alkyl halides, alkenes, and spectroscopy. Focus is on the mechanisms that reveal the relationships between these different classes of organic compounds. Deals with general techniques unique to organic chemistry, separations, chromatography, boiling and melting points, and other physical properties.
3 hours lecture, 3.5 hours laboratory.