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CHM311 Organic Chemistry I

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of organic chemistry with an emphasis on the relation between structure and properties. It also includes nomenclature, properties and reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons, alkyl halides and alcohols with an emphasis on mechanistic and stereochemical aspects of organic reactions and their application in organic synthesis. The concept of aromaticity is introduced.

Perquisite: CHM201 Chemical Principles or CHM205 Fundamentals of Chemistry