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CHEM 105: Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

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Class Information

Description: An introduction to the study of organic chemistry with an emphasis on classification, reactions, and application to allied fields. Laboratory includes techniques of isolation, identification, and synthesis of organic compounds.

SLOs:

  • Basic Organic Reactions — Successful students will be able to classify and evaluate basic organic chemical mechanisms and reactions.
  • Organic Lab Reactions — Successful students will be able to plan simple organic synthetic reactions and demonstrate these
    techniques in the laboratory.

Prerequisites: A minimum grade of “C” in CHEM 100, or CHEM110 and 110L

Semesters & Campuses Offered: Fall @ San Marcos

Textbooks (required): ChemLibre Chem105 Online Textbook

Materials: scientific calculator, safety glasses/goggles (Z-87 Rating), completed Safety Quiz

 

Class Resources

Excel: Creating Linear Graphs

Periodic Table Review Worksheet

Downloadable Periodic Tables

Common Lab Equipment via ACS

Common Organic Chemistry Lab Equipment via CU Boulder

 

Study Links & Materials

Organic Chemistry IUPAC Nomenclature Review via UCalgary

Organic Chemistry Nomenclature Practice via UCalgary

Organic Chemistry Nomenclature Practice via Michigan State

Varied topics on Biomolecules via KhanAcademy

Varied topics on Organic Chemistry via KhanAcademy

Periodic Table of Elements topics via KhanAcademy

Lab Equipment Practice via Quia