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CHEM 421 Organic Chemistry II

Units: 5

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: Part of C-ID CHEM 160S

This course is a continuation of CHEM 420. Units covered include an in-depth study of the physical and chemical properties of aromatic compounds, aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids and its derivatives. A special emphasis is placed on structural analysis/elucidation of these compounds by the various spectroscopic techniques. In addition, an introduction to pericyclic reactions and biomolecules is presented.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: CONCEPTUALIZE, MODEL, AND EXPLAIN FUNDAMENTAL CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES OF ORGANIC MOLECULES.