CHEM 2010 Organic Chemistry I
(Summer  2016)

A study of the preparations, properties, nomenclature, and reactions of hydrocarbons, and fundamental sterochemistry. This course includes the studyof functional groups and the reaction mechasmisms of Nucleophilic Substitution, Elimination, Electrophilic Addition and Redox reactions. Study of Spectrocopy (NMR, IR and GC/MS) will be used to determine structures based on functional groups and hydrocarbon structure.   


PREREQUISITE:  CHEM 1120 (General Chemistry II) with a grade of C or better. 

CHEM 2010 will have lectures per week and three laboratory periods (3 hrs each) per week. (Summer Term I)

Textbooks:   Organic Chemistry, Janice Gorzynski Smith, 4th Edition  (McGraw Hill)
and the Organic Chemistry Lab Survival Manual (Zubrick, pub. by Wiley)

Instructor: Dr. Nyanguila I Kakolesha

Course Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

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Laboratory Schedule: SUMMER TERM  I    2016