CHEM 241: Organic Chemistry I
-Completion of CHEM 162
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/ENGL 101
-Placement at college level reading
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of organic chemistry. Those fundamental concepts of organic chemistry included are the structure and bonding of, the acid-base principles of, and the standard (IUPAC) nomenclature of the various classes of hydrocarbons. Also, types of isomerism, substitution and elimination reactions, reaction mechanisms, and an introduction to various spectroscopic techniques are included. A three-hour lab each week will stress the synthesis, identification, and separation of organic compounds. 5 credit hours
IAI Major Code - CHM 913
Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.