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CHEM& 262 Organic Chem w/Lab II (6 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Natural Sciences with Lab; General Transfer Elective
Formerly CHEM 221 - CCN

Prerequisite CHEM& 261  with a grade of at least 1.5, or instructor permission.

Course Description
The third quarter of a three quarter sequence in organic chemistry for university transfer, designed for science majors, pre-medical, pre-dental and other pre-professional curricula. Includes Lab.

Student Outcomes
1.Interpret a 13C NMR spectrum in terms of chemical shift and number of bound protons.
2.Identify compounds based on their 13C NMR spectra.
3.Identify compounds based on their two dimensional NMR spectra.
4.Explain the function of a mass spectrometer.
5.Identify compounds based on their mass spectra.
6.Write detailed reaction mechanisms for a variety of free radical reactions, including radical polymerization reactions.
7.Explain anti-Markovnikov addition.
8.Name alcohols, ethers, organohalogen compounds, aromatic compounds, aldehydes, and ketones according to International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry rules.
9.Explain the physical properties of alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, and aromatic compounds.
10.Write equations for the synthesis of alcohols from alkenes using acid catalyzed hydration, oxymercuration/demercuration, and hydroboration/oxidation.
11.Write equations for reactions involving alcohols, including acid/base reactions, the formation and use of mesylates and tosylates, and their conversion into alkyl halides.
12.Write equations for the synthesis of ethers and the reactions of ethers.
13.Analyze the structure and reactivity of epoxides.
14.Explain the use of crown ethers as phase transfer catalysts.
15.Identify organic redox reactions.
16.Use organometallic compounds to describe the synthesis of a variety of compounds.
17.Use resonance to explain the stability of allyl radicals and cations.
18.Explain the bonding in conjugated unsaturated systems.
19.Write equations for 1,4-addition reactions of conjugated dienes.
20.Write equations for the synthesis of cyclic compounds using Diels-Alder reactions.
21.Identify compounds based on their UV-Vis spectra.
22.Explain the bonding in benzene and other aromatic compounds.
23.Predict when compounds will be aromatic.
24.Write detailed reaction mechanisms for electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions.
25.Write equations for the synthesis of a variety of compounds using electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions.
26.Using a variety of reactions, write equations for the synthesis of aldehydes and ketones.
27.Write detailed mechanisms for reactions involving addition to the carbonyl group.
28.Write equations for the synthesis of a variety of compounds using addition to carbonyl groups.
29.Practice standard laboratory safety precautions.
30.Communicate the results of laboratory work.
31.Design and carry out an experimental procedure to solve a specific problem.
32.Isolate and characterize natural products.
33.Synthesize organic compounds.
34.Use infrared spectral data to analyze organic compounds.
35.Use chemical reference material appropriately.
36.Work effectively in groups.

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