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Organic Chemistry I

A study of the structure, properties, preparation, and reactions of different classes of organic compounds, including aliphatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, carbonyl compounds, amines, and aromatic compounds, with applications of this material to biological, environmental and industrial processes. Special emphasis is placed on reaction mechanisms and fundamental principles to gain an understanding of the basic principles of organic reactions. The laboratory stresses synthesis, isolation, and purification of carbon compounds along with qualitative organic analysis including different methods of spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CHEM 112.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
CHEM 213
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