CHE275 Organic Chemistry I (Fall)

Taught at the Madrid Campus of St. Louis University. Chemistry of carbon compounds, their nomenclature, structure, stereochemistry, and properties. Introduction to organic reactions and mechanisms.

Modern organic chemistry of aliphatic compounds. Study of the structure and properties of organic molecules, and transition states, kinetics of reactions and reaction mechanisms: free radical substitution reactions of alkanes, stereochemistry, nucleophilic aliphatic substitution, and reactions of alkenes, alcohols and alkyl halides, electrophilic free radical stereoselective and stereospecific reactions.

Satisfies Syracuse University Shared Competency in Critical and Creative Thinking.

Pre-req: CHE 116 or CHE 119 or minimum AP Chemistry exam score of 5

Department: Chemistry

Location: Madrid

Semester: Fall

Credits: 3