My Class Notes - Organic Chemistry 263 - City University of...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 202 pages.

City University of New York Fall 2014 CHEM 26300: Organic Chemistry II Section: ST (course code 42323) Prerequisite: CHEM 26100 and General Chem I & II; A grade of C or higher is required in the prerequisite courses. Meeting Place and Time: Marshak MR 1, 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays Instructor: Dr. Sean S. Boson Office: Marshak 1018 E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: Tue, Wed, and Thu 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM; others by appointment Course Description: This course involves systematic study of organic compounds, nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (reactions), and mechanisms. Emphasis will be given to solving problems in each chapter. Required Textbook: Organic Chemistry by T. W. Graham Solomons & Craig B. Fryhle, 11th edition, by Wiley. ISBN 9781118566893 - Binder ready version packaged with WileyPLUS. ISBN 9781118675052 - Electronic All Access Pack Or, you can use the 10 th edition by the same author. The Text is available at the Wiley Website (direct buy): . The package includes the Organic Chemistry 10th Edition Unbound with Study Guide/Solutions Manual and the WileyPLUS Set. The package also includes the binders. To access WileyPLUS, you must register: See instructions on last page. This package is also available at the CCNY Bookstore. Molecular models: My choice is, “The Prentice Hall Molecular Model Set for Organic Chemistry -- Edition 2”. (Dr. Darling’s) are available in the bookstore and on the internet ( KIT #1 ISBN 0-9648837-1-6). Other suitable set of your choice is also acceptable. P roblems : The assigned problems are a very important part of the course. You are responsible for all problems, within and at the end of each chapter. If you can do the problems, you should do well on the exams. Optional Study Aid: (i) Study Guide / Solutions Manual . (Recommended) (ii) Molecular Model Set Course Objective and Expectations:
To study the structures, preparations, reactions and usage of different families of organic compounds including compounds of biological importance. Upon successful completion of the course, the students are expected to: (1) name common organic compounds, draw structures, (2) relate functional groups with their chemical and physical behaviors (3) propose reasonable methods for synthesizing different organic compounds, (4) predict reaction mechanisms, (5) distinguish organic compounds by simple chemical tests, and (6) understand chemical processes in biological systems. Course Learning Outcomes After completing this course, students should be able to understand: Unsaturated conjugated systems. Orbital conjugation and molecular orbital diagrams. The Diels Alder reaction mechanistically and strategically. Aromatic chemistry: including MO of benzene, Huckel’s rule, nomenclature, and associated physical properties.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture