CHEM 250 - Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry I
This course features both lecture and laboratory work. Lectures: The study of functional groups found in the main classes of organic compounds and their molecular conformation and stereo-chemistry important to biology (e.g., amino acids, proteins, medicinals, pesticides, fats, sugars, carbohydrates, nucleic acids) as well as some molecules found in everyday life (soaps, detergents, fibres, perfumes, polymers, etc.) are discussed. Laboratory: Techniques in organic chemistry, and preparation of some organic compounds.
Prerequisite: CHEM 201 or the equivalent