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    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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CHEM& 262 - Organic Chemistry II with Lab

6.00 Credits
Continuation of CHEM& 261. Topics covered will include structure, nomenclature, reactions, mechanisms, and properties of organic molecules alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, ethers, and epoxides. Also includes the theory and applications of spectroscopic techniques, including IR, NMR, and mass spectrometry analysis. Laboratory includes preparation of organic compounds emphasizes synthesis and instrumental analysis.
Prerequisite Prerequisite: CHEM& 261 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
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.
  2. Apply the electron pushing mechanism to substitution and elimination reactions.
  3. Predict the outcome of substitution and elimination reactions.
  4. Explain aromaticity and antiaromaticity in relation to organic compounds.
  5. Apply the electron pushing mechanism to electrophilic aromatic substation reactions.
  6. Predict the outcome of to electrophilic aromatic substation reactions.
  7. Analyze the structure of organic compounds using spectroscopic methods including NMR, IR, and MS.
  8. Carry out organic reactions using standard glassware.
  9. Interpret and analyze reaction and spectroscopic results.
  10. Incorporate and carry out experimental modifications to laboratory procedures.
  11. Write formal lab reports, reporting results and interpreting analytical data.

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