CHEM 2410H Organic Chemistry II/Lab

(B) Bachelors
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
Math, Science and Technology
4 credits

This course and related labs, the second part of a two-part sequence, study the chemistry of carbon compounds, including their structure, nomenclature, preparation, reactions, analysis, and properties. Reaction mechanisms within a functional group framework are stressed. Stability and reactivity, nucleophilicity and electrophilicity, spectroscopy, and structure-activity relationships will also be examined. Prerequisite: CHEM 2400 or CHEM 2400H. Honors students only. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2013 (201420))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and apply the basic rules of reactivity, nucleophilicity and electrophilicity to organic compounds.
  2. Recognize major functional groups and name organic compounds containing these functional groups.
  3. Describe simple resonance schemes and their importance to stability and reactivity of organic molecules.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of simple organic reaction mechanisms and employ the use of simple spectroscopic data in structure determination.
  5. Recognize functional groups in biochemical compounds and their chemistry.
  6. Apply basic organic laboratory techniques to synthesize, purify and broadly characterize simple organic compounds.
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