CHEM E-2A Organic Chemistry I
Fall Term 2015 CRN 10025
Organic chemistry is at the heart of biology and medicine. This course is an introduction to the fundamental chemistry of carbon-containing compounds, including three-dimensional structures, chemical properties, methods of structural identification, reactions, and syntheses. The course explores some of the major classes of organic compounds: alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers, with an emphasis on reaction mechanisms and multi-step syntheses.