CHEM 2200 Essentials of Organic Chemistry

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OCHP) OS - Chemistry and Physics
4 credits

A one-semester study of the structure, nomenclature, preparation, properties, and reactions of organic compounds, organized by functional groups and reaction mechanisms. Includes laboratory sessions. Prerequisite: CHEM 1310 or CHEM 2310 or CHEM 1310H. Frequency: Upon request and see academic department chair. (Description Last Updated: Winter 2017 (201730))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize the major organic functional groups, name simple compounds given their structure and draw the structure of such a compound given its name.
  2. Describe the main reactions of a given functional group and know their respective mechanisms.
  3. Explain the geometry of an organic molecule or ion.
  4. Apply the fundamental concepts of reactivity such as acidity & basicity and electrophilicity and nucleophilicity.
  5. Apply laboratory techniques related to isolation, synthesis, identification and analysis of organic compounds.
  6. Demonstrate a general understanding of the importance of the central role of organic chemistry in the biomedical sciences.
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