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chem241_syllabus - CHEM& 241 Organic Chemistry I Winter...

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Organic Chemistry I Winter 2010 Linda Kuehnert lkuehner@shoreline.edu. Office: 2821 Voice mail : (206) 546-4575 Goals: Our goal in CHEM& 241 is to challenge you to develop a fundamental understanding of structure, nomenclature, reactions and synthesis of the main groups of organic compounds. This is the first quarter of the yearlong Organic Chemistry sequence intended for science majors. Prerequisite: 2.0 grade point in CHEM 173, CHEM& 183 and ENG& 101. If you do not have these prerequisites, you will be dropped from the class roster. Text: Vollhardt & Shore; “Organic Chemistry” 5 th Ed.; Study Guide to accompany text and molecular model set. Lecture Packet: PowerPoint slides found on Blackboard Other required supplies: Scientific calculator Additional materials, such as, handouts, answer keys, etc. will be made available on the web at http://shoreline.blackboard.com. All chemistry students have access to the chemistry computer lab in room 2718. Lectures: MTWTh 8:30 am – 9:20 am, Room: 2920 The chapters we hope to cover are 1 – 8, and section 11.5. The tentative schedule involves completing approximately one chapter every week (we may go faster or slower). Certain sections will be omitted. You are responsible for all material covered in the lecture including the assigned textbook chapters and are encouraged to read the material to be covered prior to the lecture, using the approximate schedule. Office Hours: M, W, Th 9:30 – 10:20 F 9:00 – 10:20 Office hours are times for you to receive individual assistance. Please take advantage of these opportunities. You do not need to come prepared with questions, but instead use the time to work on problems or review lecture and textbook material with me available to answer any questions. Grading: Grades will be assigned on the basis of 550 points distributed as follows: Exam #1 , Thur Jan. 28, 8:30 am - 9:20 am. .……….…. ..…. ................................ ….......... 100 Exam #2 , Thur Feb. 19, 8:30 am - 9:20 am …. .…. ...……. .……. ......................... …….…100 Exam #3 , Thur Mar. 11, 8:30 am - 9:20 am …. .……. ...……. .…. .…. ................ ………. ...100 Quizzes, and Group-work. ................................. …..……….…………………. ...………. .…75 Homework……………………………………………. .……………………….………. .….25 Final Exam (which is comprehensive) …Fri, Mar. 19, 8:00 – 10:00……………. ....... …..150 Homework: I will assign homework every class period. The point of doing homework is to master the material, sometimes through repeated trial and error. It is your responsibility to do this work to the best of your ability. I leave it up to you to check your own work and to learn the correct solution
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course CHEM 23454 taught by Professor Screwu during the Spring '10 term at Shoreline.

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