Organic Chemistry II - CHM 242 at Virginia Western Community College

Effective: 2020-05-01

Course Description

Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

The general purpose of this course is to prepare the student for advanced study in organic chemistry through development of: skills in synthetic organic problem solving and in critical thinking, an understanding of the methods of organic chemistry, understanding of the general concepts and principles of organic chemistry.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite(s): CHM 241 with grade of C or higher and corequisite of CHM 246.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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