CHEM 352

Organic Chemistry 2

Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Course Description

Emphasis on organic reactions, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, and spectroscopy building on the foundation of Chem 351, including carbonyl chemistry, and chemistry of aromatic compounds, organic acids and bases, polymers, and biomolecules.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

1

Note

Primarily for majors in chemical engineering and the biological sciences.

Title

Recognize and Predict Reactivity

Learning Outcome

Recognize and predict the reactivity of the following reactive species and/or reactive intermediates: Grignard reagents, Wittig reagents, organolithiums, diorganocuprates, enols, enolates, aryl diazonium ions, and benzynes.

Title

Recognize and Predict Structure/Reactivity

Learning Outcome

Recognize and predict the structure and reactivity of the following classes of biologically important organic molecules: carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, and lipids.

Title

Curved Arrow Mechanisms

Learning Outcome

Recognize and provide curved arrow mechanisms for the following types of organic reactions: electrophilic & nucleophilic aromatic substitution, nucleophilic carbonyl addition, nucleophilic acyl substitution, carbonyl condensation, [4 2] cycloaddition, and substitution ato a carbonyl.

Title

Predict Structure and Reactivity

Learning Outcome

Predict structure and reactivity of aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, anhydrides, amides, b-ketocarbonyl containing compounds, amines, and phenols.