SC 225 Organic Chemistry I

This course in organic chemistry is designed for science majors. Topics covered include hydrocarbon structures and properties, alkanes, alcohols, alkenes, elimination reactions, addition reactions, stereochemistry, substitution reactions, alkynes, arenes, spectroscopy and organometallic compounds. Theories of reactions and reaction mechanisms are discussed. The accompanying laboratory illustrates some of the principles learned in lecture and emphasizes organic laboratory techniques. Prerequisite: SC 154. Note: Offered fall semesters only. Contact Hours: (3,3)




SC 154