Organic Chemistry I
This course builds on skills acquired in general chemistry. Completion of CHE 1510 or equivalent and CHE 1520 or equivalent is recommended. This course is the systematic study of the chemistry of carbon compounds. Topics include aliphatic and aromatic compounds, acidbase theory, alkyl halides, alcohols and ethers, nomenclature, reaction mechanisms, stereochemistry, nucleophilic substitution and electrophilic addition chemistry and an introduction to synthesis. This course provides skills required for subsequent chemistry courses.