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CHEM 363LAB - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II


Description:
Application of basic laboratory techniques learned in CHEM 361LAB to more advanced functional group transformations. Six hours of laboratory weekly. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

Prerequisites:
Co- or prerequisite: CHEM 363. Prerequisite: CHEM 361LAB with a grade of C- or higher.

Credits: (2)

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

  • Use basic laboratory techniques for isolation and purification of organic compounds, including extraction, recrystallization, distillation, and chromatography.
  • Select and use a variety of chemistry laboratory and computational techniques that are appropriate in achieving the desired functional group transformations.
  • Draw and interpret structures for organic compounds.
  • Draw mechanisms for all the reactions studied, including the structures of all intermediates.
  • Use infrared spectroscopy, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the identification of organic structures.
  • Formulate and test hypotheses, trouble-shoot laboratory procedures, and draw conclusions from obtained data and observations.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
10/19/06

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