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Organic Chemistry 2

Course Number: 10506162
Credits: 4.00

Course Description

10-506-162 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2 ...a second semester course in organic chemistry that is a continuation of concepts learned in 10-506-160, Organic Chemistry 1, including reactions, mechanisms, synthesis, and spectroscopy of organic compounds. (Prerequisite: 10-506-160, Organic Chemistry 1 with a "C" or better)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

Length of Course

  • More than 8 weeks

Course Competencies

  1. Execute laboratory guidelines and established laboratory practices.
  2. Use appropriate scientific equipment, measurement practices, and scientific method.
  3. Identify various structural characteristics of compounds using methods including NMR, UV-Vis, IR and mass spectrometry.
  4. Characterize properties and reactions of carbonyl containing compounds.
  5. Describe enolate and carbonyl condensation chemistry.
  6. Characterize amines and other nitrogen containing compounds.
  7. Characterize organometallic and redox reactions and mechanisms.
  8. Describe various carbon-carbon bond forming reactions.
  9. Characterize carboxylic acids and their derivatives.
  10. Describe conjugated pi bonds, and aromaticity.
  11. Illustrate reactions and mechanisms of aromatic compounds.
  12. Illustrate products and mechanisms of Diels-Alder and other pericyclic reactions.
  13. Describe products and mechanisms of reactions involving free radicals.
  14. Characterize polymers and polymerization reactions.