Chemistry 261

Regular university classes run from Sep. 5, 2018 to Dec. 7, 2018
Regular deadline to add/drop: Sep. 12, 2018 12:00pm  
Regular last day to withdraw: Dec. 7, 2018  

Chemistry 261 CH 261
Basic Organic Chemistry I 3 (3-1s-3-0-0)

Structure, three-dimensional shape, physical properties, and reactivity of simple organic compounds based on their functional groups; introduction to structure determination. Highlights applications to compounds of importance and interest in the natural and industrial world, including petrochemicals, halogenated organics, and polymers. Laboratory work introduces basic manipulative techniques and illustrates some of the more important reactions covered in lectures.

Note: Open to first-year students but recommended for second-year students.

Prerequisites: (Chemistry 30 or equivalent) or Chemistry 150
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