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SCC: Chem 420 - Organic Chemistry I

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    136782
  • This is a lecture-laboratory course designed to introduce students to the study of basic concepts of organic chemistry. Lecture topics include chemistry of alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ether with emphasis on stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopy. Laboratory work includes basic techniques of separation and identification. Students will be introduced to a variety of modern instrumentation (GC, HPLC, FT-IR, GC-MS) in the laboratory.