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Northern Wyoming Community College District    
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
  Dec 16, 2017
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog
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CHEM 2300 - Introduction to Organic Chemistry

This course covers fundamental organic chemistry principles.  The organic functional group approach is used to explore organic reactions.  The laboratory is designed to provide experience with techniques relevant to organic chemistry.

CHEM 1000 - Introduction to Chemistry OR equivalent course with a grade of  “C” or better



Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of CHEM 2300 Introductory Organic Chemistry , the student will:

  1. Describe the general bond types in compounds.
  2. Determine the polarity of bonds and the direction of the bond polarity.
  3. Apply hybridization concepts to describe the bonding and bond geometries about the atoms in organic compounds.
  4. Determine the various isomers of a compound and describe any resonance forms which may exist.
  5. Apply IUPAC conventions in drawing and naming organic compounds.
  6. Explain the physical and chemical properties of common organic functional groups.
  7. Explain the mechanisms for reactions involving common organic functional groups.
  8. Predict the outcome for reactions of organic compounds under selected experimental conditions.
  9. Conduct organic laboratory procedures/techniques.
  10. Conduct laboratory synthesis processes.

General Education Requirement: None

Credits: 4

Instructional Method Separate Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab hours/week

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