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CHEM 240. Basic Organic Chemistry

Credits: 4
Department: Chemistry
Description: Structure, nomenclature, preparation, stereochemistry, mechanisms and reactions of organic compounds.
Prerequisites: C or better (not C-) in CHEM 210.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Use appropriate terminology to describe chemical structure and bonding in organic chemistry.
2. Identify organic functional groups and apply appropriate strategies involved in interconversion of these groups.
3. Identify and use appropriate terminology to describe key reaction mechanisms.
4. Describe how stereochemistry is related to biomolecules.
5. Outline the syntheses of simple organic molecules to describe organic reactions.

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