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Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Courses

  • CHEM 3010 - Organic Chemistry

    Designed for students who do not require a full year in organic chemistry. Teaches the chemistry of the functional groups, an introduction to spectroscopy and the importance of mechanism in organic synthesis.

    Requisites: C or better in (CHEM 1220 or 1520) and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): CHEM 3050

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 3050 - Organic Chemistry I

    Organic chemistry for chemistry majors and other students wishing to acquire sound knowledge of classical and modern organic chemistry.

    Requisites: (C- or better in CHEM 1520) and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): CHEM 3060

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 3060 - Organic Chemistry II

    Continuation of 3050. Organic chemistry for chemistry majors and other students wishing to acquire sound knowledge of classical and modern organic chemistry. (Credit is not allowed for both sequences of organic chemistry courses--3010 and 3050-3060.)

    Requisites: C- or better in CHEM 3050

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 3080 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

    Separation, purification, and characterization of organic compounds: recrystallization, distillation, sublimation, extraction, TLC, column chromatography, GC, HPLC, melting points, and NMR.

    Requisites: CHEM 3010 or 3050 or concurrent

    Credits: 1

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 laboratory

  • CHEM 3085 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II for Non-Majors

    For nonchemistry majors who need a year of organic chemistry lab. Organic synthesis: Transformations of important functional groups, multi-step syntheses, and study of reaction mechanisms.

    Requisites: CHEM 3080 and (3060 or concurrent) and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): CHEM 3090

    Credits: 1

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 laboratory

  • CHEM 3090 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II Advanced

    Continuation of 3080. Emphasis on microscale synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic compounds. Designed for B.S. chemistry majors.

    Requisites: CHEM 3080 and (3060 or concurrent)

    Credits: 2

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 6.0 laboratory

  • CHEM 4600 - Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry

    Modern spectroscopic methods as employed in organic chemical research: NMR, IR, mass spectrometry, and UV.

    Requisites: C or better in CHEM 3060

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 4601 - Advanced Organic Laboratory

    Advanced organic lab techniques and instrumentation.

    Requisites: CHEM 3090 and 4600

    Credits: 2

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 6.0 laboratory

  • CHEM 4800 - Advanced Organic Chemistry

    Structural theory, stereochemistry, reactive intermediates, and reaction mechanisms.

    Requisites: Permission required and CHEM 3060

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 4805 - Advanced Organic Synthesis: Reactions and Mechanisms

    This course will provide an overview of modern organic synthesis. This course is designed for the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student who desires a deeper understanding of organic synthesis as initially presented in the typical undergraduate organic course.

    Requisites: C+ or better in CHEM 3060

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

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