2020-2021 Course Catalog

CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry 2

is a continuation of CHEM 201. Topics studied include nomenclature, synthesis and reactions of aromatic hydrocarbons, phenols, organometallics, amines, carbonyl compounds, carboxylic acids and derivatives, and biomolecules, with an introduction to the physical methods of structure identification. The study of reaction mechanisms and synthetic methods is continued from the first course. Two 3-hour lab periods per week are conducted with an emphasis on qualitative analysis and instrumental methods of analysis, including nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, and gas chromatography. CHEM 202 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 201 or equivalent competencies

Division and Department

Math, Science & Business / Science