CHEM2320-A Organic Chemistry I (Fall 2021)
For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor(s) section for a link to a Faculty Website.

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/30/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Days: M W F
Time: 11:00 - 11:50 am
Location: Moon Campus
Room: John Jay 141
Seats Available: No Seats 2 Waiting
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an advanced level chemistry course. It is designed to fulfill the organic chemistry requisites for biology and chemistry majors as well as for pre-medical, pre-dental, pharmacy, chiropractic, and chemical engineering schools. Students registering for this course must have a good background in general chemistry. Knowledge of chemical bonding, structure and physical properties, acid-base theory, kinetics and equilibrium are fundamental for the concept building approach of organic chemistry. Topics covered include: IUPAC nomenclature, conformations, hybridization and VSEPR theory, optical activity, resonance, reaction mechanisms, stereochemistry, and functional groups characteristics.

About the Instructor(s)

Paul D. Badger, Ph.D.
Department Head, Science
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Coordinator, Laboratory Safety
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Associate Professor of Chemistry
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badger@rmu.edu
412-397-4032 phone
412-397-4075 fax
John Jay 214
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