2020-2021 Course Catalog

CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry 1

is the first of a two-semester chemistry series. Topics include a review of atomic and molecular theory, the nomenclature, synthesis, and reactions of alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, and unsaturated systems. Also, stereoisomerism, an introduction to reaction mechanisms, and synthetic techniques are included. Two 3-hour lab periods per week are conducted with an emphasis on synthesis of organic compounds. This course is recommended for chemistry and biology majors and students entering programs in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, pharmacy, or related areas. This course is applicable toward all certificates and degrees; group requirements include natural science (AAS only); areas of concentration include chemistry, general science (credit hours 5.0, lecture hours 3.0, lab hours 6.0).




CHEM 132 or equivalent competencies

Division and Department

Math, Science & Business / Science