CHEM 1315 - Survey of Organic Chem

Survey of organic chemistry as the basis for biochemical processes and commercial applications.

CHEM 1315 is a one-semester course. The course is supported by the "Essential Organic Chemistry" textbook authored by Professor Paula Bruice.

Chapter 1    Electronic Structure and Covalent Bonding
Chapter 2     Acids and Bases
Chapter 3     An Introduction to Organic Compounds: Nomenclature, Physical Properties, and Representation of Structure
Chapter 4     Alkenes: Structure, Nomenclature, Stability, and an Introduction to Reactivity
Chapter 5     The Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes: An Introduction to Multistep Synthesis
Chapter 6     Isomers and Stereochemistry
Chapter 7     Delocalized Electrons and their Effect on Stability, Reactivity, and pKa• Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy
Chapter 8     Aromaticity • Reactions of Benzene and Substituted Benzenes
Chapter 9     Substitution and Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides
Chapter 10     Reactions of Alcohols, Amines, Ethers, and Epoxides
Chapter 11     Carbonyl Compounds I: Nucleophilic Acid Substitution
Chapter 12     Carbonyl Compounds II: Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones • More Reactions of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
Chapter 13     Carbonyl Compounds III: Reactions at the α- Carbon
Chapter 15     The Organic Chemistry of Carbohydrates
Chapter 16     The Organic Chemistry of Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
Chapter 17     How Enzymes Catalyze Reactions • The Organic Chemistry of Vitamins
Chapter 18     The Organic Chemistry of Metabolic Pathways
Chapter 19     The Organic Chemistry of Lipids
Chapter 20     The Chemistry of Nucleic Acids

Example Syllabus:
Audience:
Undergraduate
Credit Hours:
3
Lab Hours:
3
Semester(s) Offered:
Fall, Spring
Prerequisite(s):
CHEM 1211K, CHEM 1310
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