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55850 - Organic Chemistry 1 - Alejandro Lichtscheidl

Course:Organic Chemistry 1
Professor:Alejandro Lichtscheidl
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


Hello, I am Dr. Alex Lichtscheidl and I am teaching organic chemistry during the summer. This is an 8-week course that covers all the topics of the first semester portion of organic chemistry.

Course Description

This course will cover the following:

Hybridization, Oxidation Numbers

Physical Properties, Laboratory Methods

Acid-Base Chemistry

Nomenclature, Conformational Analysis, Newman Projections

Chirality and Optical Activity

Substitution, Elimination, Addition and Redox Reactions

Mass Spectrometry, Infrared and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopies

What to Expect in this Course

Each week we will meet via Zoom and during our meetings you will attempt to complete the labs, quiz and homework assignments.

Types of Assessments

In this course we will have 14 quizzes, 12 homework assignments, 24 labs, 3 exams and 1 final exam.

Textbook Information

Organic Chemistry by David Klein

Other Relevant Course Information

It is very important that you read the book ahead of time and attempt practice problems on your own time. Organic chemistry is a class that can only be mastered through practice.

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Last updated: 06/04/2021 Sub#: 195