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Course Descriptions

CHEM 242: Organic Chemistry II

-Completion of CHEM 241
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/ENGL 101
-Placement at college level reading

A continuation of Organic Chemistry I. This course will focus on the synthesis, reactivities, and mechanisms of various organic reactions. Topics will include the study of aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, amines, amides, aromatic derivatives, and biologically important molecules. Two three hour labs each week will emphasize the synthesis, characterization, and identification of organic compounds that feature different functional groups. 5 credit hours
IAI Major Code - CHM 914

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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