CHEM 272: Organic Chemistry I (3 credits)
This is the first semester course in organic chemistry intended for science majors. Topics to be covered include structure, properties, nomenclature, reactions, reaction mechanisms, stereochemistry and spectroscopy of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols and their applications to biology. (3 hours lecture)
Pre-Requisite(s): A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 162 or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Discuss the bonding and structure of organic compounds.
- Name various organic compounds using IUPAC rules and diagram their structures.
- Use stereochemical concepts in understanding physical and chemical properties.
- Identify chemical structure and physical chemical properties.
- Explain the relationship between structure and physical chemical properties.
- Predict reaction products, deduce starting materials and diagram reaction mechanism.
- Cite applications and important role of organic reactions in biology.
Degrees and Certificates
For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page
- Summer 2017 - MWF, 10:00am to 11:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111, TBA - CRN: 60010
- Summer 2014 - MWF, 10:00am to 11:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111, N Sitachitta - CRN: 61087 - view syllabus
- Summer 2013 - MTWRF, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111, Brad Ashburn - CRN: 63059 - view syllabus
- Summer 2011 - MTWRF, 10:30am to 11:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 , Brad Ashburn - CRN: 62002 - view syllabus