2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CHEM 241 - Organic Chemistry I

Credits: 4
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston, North Las Vegas
Offering Note: No additional information available.

Intensive introduction to the chemistry of carbon and its functional groups, including the structure and behavior of its molecules. Laboratory emphasis is on natural processes.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Use IUPAC Nomenclature rule in naming organic compounds.
  2. Explain reaction mechanisms including SN1, SN2, E1 and E2 reactions.
  3. Demonstrate a knowledge of reactions involving alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and alcohols.
  4. Perform synthesis using aromatic substitution reactions.
  5. Predict products using basic organic reagents.
  6. Propose simple synthesis pathways for target molecules.
  7. Perform routine organic experiments in the laboratory.
  8. Understand basic Organic Chemistry concerns in life.

Prerequisite: CHEM 122  
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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