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CHEM 152L: Survey of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

Course Description

Techniques of preparation, purification, and identification of organic compounds. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for CHEM 151L and credit for or registration in CHEM 152.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop an appreciation for the methods of scientific inquiry through laboratory experiments.
  • Identify functional groups of organic chemicals using tests based on chemical properties.
  • Carry out common laboratory methods of separation and purification of materials.
  • Prepare polymers, esters, soap and other common organic chemicals.
  • Apply laboratory safety procedures, recognize and respond to hazards.
  • Gain experience in the use of several techniques to identify unknown chemicals and detect enzyme activity.

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