This course is an introductory organic chemistry course for students with a good background in chemistry. It will emphasize the fundamental concepts of organic chemistry including Structure, nomenclature, functional groups, bonding, isomerism, stereochemistry and properties of organic compounds. This course will discuss synthesis and reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, ethers, alkyl halides and aromatics. Mechanism of addition, elimination, substitution, radical and electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions will be covered in this course. There is a required, weekly lab for the course, in addition to lectures.

Skill Level: Beginner