Provides a basic understanding of the structure and function of organic molecules with emphasis on biological implications. Topics include principles of structure and bonding, organic nomenclature, stereochemistry, and substitution and elimination reactions. The lab includes purification, extraction of natural products, synthesis, chromatography and spectroscopy. Modern instrumentation is used extensively. A lab fee is required.
Triad: Natural Science or College Composition II.
Prerequisite: CHM 117 General Chemistry II or permission of instructor.