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CHM310 Basic Organic Chemistry I

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course is for pre-health professionals. Materials covered include electronic structure, and bonding; acid/base in organic chemistry; organic compounds and their nomenclature; physical   properties, structures, reactions and reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, amines, ethers, and epoxides; aromatic systems and their reactions; substitutions (nucleophilic, electrophilic) and  eliminations; central role of carbonyl compounds and their reactions, structure determination and the chemistry of biomolecules.

Prerequisite: CHM200 Essentials of Chemistry or CHM201 Chemical Principles