2018-2019 Catalog 
    Jan 23, 2022  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


5 Units 3 hours lecture 6 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: CHEM 1B  
A study of the principles, theories, experimental methods, and instrumentation of organic chemistry. The course is recommended for students whose major is chemistry or a closely-related field such as biology, biochemistry or chemical engineering. Topics include the properties, reactions, synthesis, and analysis of organic compounds. The course focuses on nomenclature, chemical reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, delocalization of electrons, stereochemistry, organometallic chemistry, radicals, mass spectrometry, infrared spectroscopy, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.