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CHM310 Basic Organic Chemistry

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course is for pre-health professionals. Material covered includes electronic structure and bonding, acid-base reactions in organic chemistry, nomenclature, physical properties, reactions and reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, amines, ethers, epoxides, and aromatic compounds. The central role of carbonyl compounds, their reactions, and the chemistry of biomolecules are also covered.

Prerequisite: CHM200 Essentials of Chemistry or CHM201 Chemical Principles