2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
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CHEM& 242 - Organic Chemistry II



4 Credits
Continuation of CHEM& 241. Topics covered will include structure, nomenclature, reactions, mechanisms, and properties of organic molecules. Also includes IR, NMR, and mass spectrometry analysis. Laboratory includes preparation of organic compounds and instrumental analysis. Prerequisite: CHEM& 241 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain spectroscopy techniques including NMR, IR, and MS and interpret spectra obtained from these techniques. [REASON]
  2. Apply the electron pushing mechanism to substitution and elimination reactions. [REASON]
  3. Predict the outcome of substitution and elimination reactions. [REASON]
  4. Explain aromaticity and antiaromaticity in relation to organic compounds. [REASON]
  5. Apply the electron pushing mechanism to electrophilic aromatic substation reactions. [REASON]
  6. Predict the outcome of to electrophilic aromatic substation reactions. [REASON]



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